Life of Faith

Life of Faith

Books

Words and wilderness

When I go backpacking, I pack light—no laptop, no phone, and especially no books. But reading Belden Lane, I’m tempted to begin toting a tome or two.

Books

Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins, by Miguel A. De La Torre

At such ideologically charged times, it is hard to discern what a life of Christian faithfulness looks like. Miguel De La Torre offers a good resource.

Books

The Bible’s Yes to Same-Sex Marriage, by Mark Achtemeier

Mark Achtemeier and I once faced off at General Assembly over gay ordination. Sixteen years later, he preached at my ordination.

Books

Signs, by Jean Vanier

Vanier is a man of wisdom who writes profoundly and with clarity. He speaks from a lifetime of embodying the gospel through the formation of L’Arche communities he’s established throughout the world, where able-minded people live together with and learn from people with intellectual disabilities.