Religion Book Reviews (page 4)

What the Enemy Thinks by Gail Picco
Released: July 30, 2015

"Overdrawn yet readable portrait of collective advocacy and friendship at work, spearheaded by a valiant, relatable protagonist."
Former women's shelter counselor Picco, in her debut, traces the intertwining business and personal lives of an altruistic media consultancy executive. Read full book review >
Released: July 30, 2015

"A brief, emphatic call for Christians to take heart in the sheer attentiveness of God."
A brief Christian devotional centering on the omniscience of God. Read full book review >

Released: July 30, 2015

"An often cutting work that calls down a plague on the houses of all domineering belief systems."
An extended diatribe against organized religions as well as atheism. Read full book review >
Stepping Out by S. T. Stone
Released: July 29, 2015

"An unassuming faith memoir and handbook for curious Christians."
From debut author Stone, a beginner's guide to the basics of the Christian faith. Read full book review >
Released: July 28, 2015

"A tender story gently told."
A child's perspective on a family's ordeal. Read full book review >

God and the Human Environment by Osunkwo Jude Thaddeus Ikenna
Released: July 17, 2015

"A commendable study geared toward specialists."
Ikenna presents an erudite and orderly study of Catholic environmental teachings, with an emphasis on how these teachings can be applied to the nation of Nigeria. Read full book review >
Released: July 9, 2015

"A worthy read for anyone interested in the modern relevance of Christian teaching."
A bold defense of Christianity against its most ardent critics, the New Atheists. Read full book review >
Released: July 7, 2015

"An occasionally long-winded but intriguing glimpse at one of Christianity's great treasures."
An academic exposé on the famed cup of Christ. Read full book review >
Theological Times by James Farris
Released: July 1, 2015

"A thoughtful consideration of the way modern philosophy has influenced Christian theology."
A philosophical reflection on the author's engagement with modern theological scholarship. Read full book review >
Released: June 22, 2015

"A surprisingly winning long-distance love story."
The story of a Christian relationship, revealed in a series of letters. Read full book review >
Maimonides & Metabolism by Rabbi Yonason Herschlag
Released: June 12, 2015

"Readers looking to understand all the factors in weight-loss management will find this a good supplement to material produced by experts."
A reconsideration of the physiology of weight loss, supported by the writings of the Jewish philosopher Maimonides. Read full book review >
Released: June 9, 2015

"An erudite exploration of the Bible's first man."
An exploration of the portrayal of Adam throughout Christian history. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Jason Gay
November 17, 2015

In the 1990s, copies of Richard Carlson’s Don't Sweat the Small Stuff (and its many sequels) were seemingly everywhere, giving readers either the confidence to prioritize their stresses or despondence over the slender volume’s not addressing their particular set of problems. While not the first book of its kind, it kicked open the door for an industry of self-help, worry-reduction advice guides. In his first book, Little Victories, Wall Street Journal sports columnist Gay takes less of a guru approach, though he has drawn an audience of readers appreciative of reportage that balances insights with a droll, self-deprecating outlook. He occasionally focuses his columns on “the Rules” (of Thanksgiving family touch football, the gym, the office holiday party, etc.), which started as a genial poke in the eye at the proliferation of self-help books and, over time, came to explore actual advice “both practical and ridiculous” and “neither perfect nor universal.” The author admirably combines those elements in every piece in the book. View video >