Book/Movie Reviews

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Find book and movie reviews by local clergy and lay leaders listed below.  If you are interested in submitting a review, please contact Linda Arguedas.

God's Dangerous Book, N. Page (The Rev. Dr. David Robson)

"Helium" (movie) (Joseph Saint Martin)

The Church in Transition, T. Conder (The Rev. Dr. David Robson)

The Clare Fergusson Novels by Julia Spencer-Fleming (Rayelynn Sparks Casey)

Kinnick: The Man and the Legend, D.W. Stump (Rev. Dr. Derald Stump)

Total Forgiveness, R. T. Kendall (Thelma Strauss)

On Making Small Differences: An Appreciation of Richard Rohr (Rev. John Emmert)

A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving (Rev. Christopher Pyles)

Open Secrets: A Spiritual Journey Through a Country Church, Richard Lischer (John Shirley)

The Message, Eugene Peterson (Sophia Reeder)

Spiritual but not Religious: Understanding Unchurched America, Robert C. Fuller (Rev. David Robson, M.Ed., D.Min.)

Anam Cara: Collegial Clergy Communities, Mahan Siler (Rev. Ed Messersmith)

Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life, Fr. Richard Rohr (Rev. Alex Dyakiw)

Fragments of Your Ancient Name: 365 Glimpses of the Divine, Joyce Rupp (Rev. Mary Kisner)

The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us, Douglas A. Knight and Amy-Jill Levine (Lesley A. Carter)

Spiritual Care at the End of Life: The Chaplain as a Hopeful Presence, Steve Nolan (Rev. Kerry Walters)

Who Will Be Saved?, William Willimon (Rev. Dr. Ted Babcock)

The Irresistible Revolution, Shane Claiborne (Rev. Kerry Walters) 

Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults, Jane Vella (Rev. David Robson, M.Ed., D.Min.)