Book Reviews

The Spiritual Poems of Rumi Encouragement to fill to the brim with essence. You
The Love Poems of Rumi Translations of Rumi that accentuate his mystical yearnings. Love
The Silenced Majority A testament to the good fight for democracy that happens every day. Justice
Read and Riot An unconventional call to radical and creative activism. Imagination
Radical Dharma A dialogue that brings together the Black prophetic tradition with Buddhist dharma. Justice
Prayers for Hard Times A salutary devotional daybook. Devotion
Rejoice and Be Glad Lively and edifying thought of Pope Francis on holiness, saints, the Beatitudes, and being joyful. Meaning
Guide My Feet A top-drawer collection of prayers and meditations on children. Justice
The Splintering of the American Mind An treatise on how and why the cultural wars of the past are coming to campuses once again. Meaning
Walls An engrossing account of the influence of walls mixing history, military might, and impermanence. Questing
Selfies An in-depth exploration of the seemingly ubiquitous form of self-expression. You
What I Am Living For Life lessons from 20 spiritual teachers gleaned from Thomas Merton's many quests and personal explorations. Questing
The Unquiet Monk An immersion in the life and thought of a perpetual pilgrim. Questing
Why We Live in Community A faith-infused and grace-animated vision of community from a Christian perspective. Faith
The World-Ending Fire A fine collection of essays from the prolific farmer, philosopher, and author. Meaning
Tribe A thoughtful and provocative call to learn the meaning of community from indigenous peoples. Meaning
Letters to a Young Activist Wise advice to the coming generations of concerned citizens. Teachers
Desert A deft collection of short poems on the desert of the American West. Wonder
The Art of Mystery An elegant analysis of fiction and other art forms that probe mystery and stimulate our wonder and imagination. X-The Mystery
They Will Inherit the Earth Mapping a creative vision of nonviolence and environmental renewal. Peace