Life of Faith

Life of Faith

Books

Cradled by God

A review of John Cobb

What's the biblical God's essential characteristic? According to Cobb, it's the loving care a mother or father gives an infant.

Books

Hope without Optimism, by Terry Eagleton

This provocative book portrays hope as a virtue, a moral orientation that can be cultivated actively, a matter of will.

Books

War No More, edited by Lawrence Rosenwald

This comprehensive collection, spanning 300 years and 150 authors, includes excerpts from political writers such as Martin Luther King Jr., Daniel Berrigan, Dorothy Day, Shirley Chisholm, and Barack Obama, but also a surprising array of artistic voices: Mark Twain, Joan Baez, Denise Levertov, and Bill Watter­son.

Books

Ordinary grace

A review of Catherine Abbey Hodges

The reversals in this book aren’t easy. There is nothing sentimental or giddy about them. They are real. They are ordinary.