Books by Matthew Paul Turner

WHEN GOD MADE LIGHT by Matthew Paul Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"A life-affirming exploration of the common grace of creation and appreciation of the miraculous in every day. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Turner and illustrator Catrow team up again for a fresh follow-up to When God Made You (2017). Read full book review >
WHEN GOD MADE YOU by Matthew Paul Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Still, books that connect individuality, being beloved of God, and using one's God-given talents are few and far between, and with some adult support, this can help fill that gap. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Turner and Catrow celebrate the divine in each person. Read full book review >
OUR GREAT BIG AMERICAN GOD by Matthew Paul Turner
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"An energetic presentation of our complicated relationship with God, whom we have welcomed with 'open arms, congressional protection, free speech, and tax-exempt status.'"
Turner (Hear No Evil: My Story of Innocence, Music, and the Holy Ghost, 2010, etc.) surveys the American molding and remolding of God to fit our often curious convictions, a tradition as natively ingrained as "playing baseball, cruising strip mall parking lots, and popping antidepressants." Read full book review >