Book Reviews

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
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
Rabindranath Tagore The best introduction now available to this fascinating interreligious pioneer. X-The Mystery
The Neighborhood Surprise An affirmation of respect for vegetarians and vegans in the form of a going-away party. Hospitality
Praying with Our Feet A timely memoir of activism and a call to action for the spiritually-minded to look outside themselves. Justice
Anchored in the Current A book that offers Black theologian, educator, and mystic Howard Thurman as an anchor for your spiritual vocation. Enthusiasm
Mountains and Rivers Sutra An opportunity to enter Zen practice for one year. Vision
Infinity A thought-provoking and visually fascinating exploration of what lies beyond knowing. X-The Mystery
The Tree in Me A poetic portrayal of how trees let us look deeply into things and their interrelationships. Connections
God’s Great Story and You An inspiring view of all of life as God’s dream and of humanity learning to create Beloved Community. Connections
Zen Is Right Now Profound teachings on Being Present. Being Present
Take Back What the Devil Stole The inspiring story and teachings of a Black multifaith woman, a contemporary prophet. Faith