Book Reviews

Bullets into Bells A riveting collection of poems written to spur citizen activism against gun violence. Compassion
Frederick Douglass An inspiring and thought-provoking biography of the father of the Civil Rights Movement. Justice
Make a List Lists as a spiritual adventure providing pleasure and wisdom. Meaning
Dialogue of the Heart A presentation of dialogue of life as a path to better Christian-Muslim relationships around the world. Hospitality
The Boy and the Whale Inspiring story about a boy's rescue of a whale. Compassion
An Appeal to the World A glimpse into the Dalai Lama's ethical and moral vision of the human adventure. Peace
Meditations of the Heart An extraordinary devotional resource offering messages of hope and transformation. Devotion
Rediscovering America's Values A work of cultural criticism that deepens our understanding of freedom and the importance of responsible citizenship. Meaning
Jumping At Shadows A lament for the fast growth in our culture of collective anxiety disorder. Shadow
Freedom from Anger A Buddhist teacher's advice on coping with a poison of the mind. Being Present
Making Sense of the Alt-Right An assessment of a new radical right-wing movement. Zeal
On Tyranny Concrete advice from history about how to resist totalitarianism in the U.S. Shadow
The Sin of White Supremacy A cogent theological and cultural assessment of White Christian supremacy and its attendant toxins. Love
Rumi's Secret A remarkably detailed biography of the Sufi mystic's life and work. Imagination
Ninety-Nine Names of the Beloved Poetic reflections on the many ways the qualities of the Divine can be experienced in our lives. Devotion
Living Compassion A guide for Christians to practicing the path of radical love, including of enemies. Compassion
UnSelfie Cultivating empathy as an antidote to "the Selfie Syndrome." Kindness
Thou, Dear God A spiritually rich collection of 68 prayers. Devotion
Affluenza A dazzling and enlightening work of cultural criticism. Meaning
Single White Monk Astute and humorous observations of a Zen monk. You