Book Reviews

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 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
Radical Spirit A practical presentation of the Twelve Steps of Humility from the Rule of St. Benedict. You
The Empathetic Civilization A wide-ranging and thought-provoking look at empathy as an essential survivor skill. Connections
Things That Join the Sea and the Sky Journal entries from one of our favorite spiritual teachers who encourages us to sail on a sea of possibilities. Joy
How We Talk A snappy and edifying look at the art of conversation. Connections
Who Reads Poetry Praise for the good medicine of poetry. Meaning
Silence An exploration of the riches of silence and the pleasures it can bring into your life. Silence
Buddha's Little Book of Life A robust and edifying collection of inspirational wisdom. Teachers
Happier? An astonishing work of cultural analysis on changes in the field of psychology. Joy
Hunter of Stories Galeano’s last book in which he encourages us to sing our souls back in sync with the Earth. Meaning
A History of the Church in 100 Objects An explanation of how objects are regarded as vessels of the presence of God. Devotion
The Evolution of Imagination A fascinating exploration of the imagination and improvisation in all creative activities. Imagination
Letting Go of Good A creative and worthwhile mapping of goodness. You
Holistic Islam A fresh understanding of Sufism as offering a spirituality adequate to our times with its purpose of drawing near as a friend of God. Transformation