What’s in a Phrase? Pausing Where Scripture Gives You Pause, by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

McEntyre has a deep concern for how language is used (see her previous work, Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies). Here she builds on the Benedictine concept of lectio divina, the slow reading of sacred texts which calls the readers to  focus on words and phrases that grab their attention.

Led into Mystery, by John W. de Gruchy

The story of John de Gruchy’s grief for his eldest son is wrenching. Yet he also wants to offer an account of Christian hope that has both biblical and scientific integrity.

The Age of Evangelicalism, by Steven P. Miller

Steven Miller positions evangelicalism as the foil for other thinkers, movers, and shakers: it seemed so powerful and ubiquitous that those outside of the tent felt compelled to address it.

Faith in the Public Square, by Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams favors a kind of secularism that requires an honest broker to mediate and manage genuine difference, rather than one that aspires to little more than maximized choice.