Book Reviews

A Peacemaker for Warring Nations A centuries-old message of peace that's still alive with hope. Peace
How to Feel A readable study of how we lost our sense of touch and our ability to feel. You
Embers Short morning meditations of Indigenous spiritual wisdom. You
Eyes of Compassion What an Orthodox Christian teacher has learned from his long relationship with the Zen Master. Peace
The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice Challenging devotions linking the experiences of Christ in his passion with those of Black victims of racial violence. Faith
Desmond Gets Free A parable about how neutrality contributes to oppression. Unity
One Drum Indigenous ceremonies and wisdom from an Ojibway teacher, accessible for any spiritual seeker. Questing
Julian of Norwich, Theologian Exemplary examination of theological themes in the writings of an important late medieval English woman. Questing
A Bowl Full of Peace The tale of a bowl passed down through generations that survives an atomic bomb blast and brings hope for the future. Gratitude
Wishes A powerful yet gently restrained portrayal of a refugee family's arduous journey. Yearning
The Apocryphal Gospels Alternative versions of the story of Christ. Meaning
Living Is Dying Tibetan wisdom for dying well and living in the awareness that we will one day die. Being Present
Spirit of the Cheetah A coming-of-age story about developing patience, grace, and swiftness. Questing
Eternal Heart Shows mystical teachers and teachings to be relevant for daily living. Yearning
Saint Hildegard Presents Hildegard of Bingen as a wise teacher available for personal spiritual direction. Meaning
Christian Minimalism A call to a simpler life, with fewer possessions, as the way to follow Jesus’s example. Being Present
Mindfulness Brings Buddhist and Christian practice close, for people who follow either tradition or double-belong. Attention
We All Play A celebration from an indigenous perspective of the kinship between children and animals. Play
Nourishing Love A book to explain devotion to Mary and to make that devotion available and accessible. Devotion
Dusk Night Dawn A memoir that is quick, funny, and redemptive, by one of our best writers. Unity