Family Secrets, Memory, and Faith
By Heidi B. Neumark*
Reviewed by Gary B. Reierson
Abingdon Press, 2015, 240 pp.
An American Missionary Comes of Age in Revolutionary Ethiopia
Reviewed by Elisabeth Kvernen
Sightline Books: The Iowa Series in Literary Nonfiction, 2015, 264 pp.
Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God
By Lauren Winner*
Reviewed by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
Harper Collins Publishers, 2015, 304 pp.
Reviewed by Aaron Klink
University of Nebraska Press, 2014, 216 pp.
Finalist for the 27th Annual Minnesota Book Awards, in the Novel & Short Story category.
Six Years in a Zambian Village
By Jill Kandel*
Reviewed by Sari Fordham
Autumn House Press, 2015, 184 pp.
Winner of the 2014 Autumn House Nonfiction Prize, selected by Dinty W. Moore
The Social Lives of Networked Teens
By Dana Boyd
Reviewed by Jarrod Longbons
Awakening Theological Imagination in the Congregation, 2014
Yale University Press, 2014, 296 pp.
This book review was first published in the Autumn 2014 issue of Bearings Magazine, a semi-annual publication of the Collegeville Institute.
By Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew*
Reviewed by Jamie Howison
Writing and the Pastoral Life, 2008
Theology in the Real World, 2012
Short-term scholar, 2009, 2011, 2014
Koehler Books, 2014, 300 pp.
Parting with a Son
By Richard Lischer*
Reviewed by Jenell Paris
Resident Scholar, Fall 2013
Knopf, 2013, 272 pp.
This book review was first published in the Spring 2014 issue of Bearings Magazine, a semi-annual publication of the Collegeville Institute.
How Christianity is Changing and Why
By Phyllis Tickle
Reviewed by Ann Niedringhaus
Writing Workshop Participant ’06
Baker, 165 pp., $17.99.
A Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self
By Marilynne Robinson
Reviewed by Drew Phillips
Writing Workshop Participant ’10
Yale University Press, 158 pp., $24.00