Books

Books

Congregations at the Crossroads, by Ronald E. Vallet

By Ronald E. Vallet, Congregations at the Crossroads: Remembering to Be Households of God. (Eerdmans, 256 pp.)

Ministry and the Law, by Mary Angela Shaughnessy, and Stay Out of Court and Stay in Ministry, by Clarance Hagglund and Britton Weimer

By Mary Angela Shaughnessy, S.C.N., J.D., Ministry and the Law. (Paulist, 85 pp.)

By Clarence Hagglund and Britton Weimer, Stay Out of Court and Stay in Ministry. (CSS Publishing, 64 pp.)

Running on empty

By John Irving, A Widow for One Year. (Random House, 537 pp.)

On God and Dogs, by Stephen H. Webb

By Stepehen H. Webb, On God and Dogs: A Christian Theology of Compassion. (Oxford University, 222 pp.)

All on the family

By Leo G. Perdue, Joseph Blenkinsopp, John J. Collins and Carol Meyers, Families in Ancient Israel. (Westminster/John Knox, 285 pp.)

By Carolyn Osiek and David L. Balch, Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches. (Westminster/John Knox, 329 pp.)