Book Reviews

Hanging Onto Hope Wise and inspiring counsel on a spiritual practice desperately needed in our times. Hope
Holy Grounds A spiffy paperback meditation on the rich spiritual connections between religion and coffee. Connections
Compassionate Christ, Compassionate People Reverent and insightful assessments of Mystery and liturgy. X-The Mystery
Saving Capitalism A strong case for changing government and the free market system to help stem the rampant tide of economic inequality in the United States. Justice
Far Country Deepens and enriches our depleted cultural purview. Imagination
A Hard Rain An impressive and detailed overview of a pivotal decade in American history. Vision
Wild Mercy One of those rare, authentic, and enthralling spiritual books that speaks to the issues of the day with mystical power and incredible timeliness. Devotion
Radical Generosity A lively portrait of an everyday practice recognized as a virtue in all the world's religions. Kindness
Order of the Sacred Earth An outline of the vision, practices, and commitments of a spiritual community dedicated to protecting the Earth. Reverence
The Practice of Finding An exceptional spiritual work with plenty of practices for discovering the blessings in our lives. Gratitude
Free Spaces Public places for schooling in citizenship. Vision
Two Nations A classic work on the realities and consequences of racism in the United States. Justice
Community and the Politics of Place A treatise on the connection between connection to a specific place and the impulse for civic engagement. Being Present
The New Community Lessons about creating a vibrant community learned at the Church of the Saviour in Washington, D.C. Faith
The Spirit of Community An outline of recommendations to improve civic life from the founder of the Communitarian movement. Connections
Squeezed A survey of how financially strapped middle-class families are having to rethink parenting and work. You
Sermons of the Parables A collection of the African-American theologian's sermons on the many teachings conveyed through Jesus' parables. Meaning
Radically Happy A blend of the old and the new in a three-part program by a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and a Tibetan Buddhist teacher. Joy
Crafting Love A marvelous collection of craft projects to express your love for people, places, animals, and things. Love
The Time Is Now A watershed work that succeeds in its noble goal of drawing out the prophet in us. Justice