Book Recommendations – November 2018

My sharing of good books on this blog have evolved from traditional book reviews to book ratings. In recent months I've shared a list of 8-12 books I read the prior month that were published in the current year followed by some additional detail about the top 2 books. This month, 4 books share the top spot with ratings of 4.5.  Rather than extending my commentary to this larger number, I'm simply providing a list. (4.5) How I Found God in Everyone and Everywhere: An Anthology of Spiritual Read More …

Top 10 Books of 2012

Over the course of the past year, I have reviewed nearly 50 books written in 2012.  Today, I share my top ten: Bass, Diana Butler Christianity After Religion: The End of the Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening Borg, Marcus J. Evolution of the Word: The New Testament in the Order the Books Were Written Crossan, John Dominic The Power of Parable: How Fiction by Jesus Became Fiction About Jesus Gyatso, Tenzin (the 14th Dalai Lama) Beyond Religion: Ethics for Read More …

Review of Unifying Truths of the World’s Religions

Meet the Author C. David Lundberg grew up around religion as a part of his family's inspirational publishing business.  Over forty years ago he realized that, for him, spiritual truth extended well beyond the biblical text.  In response, he has spent most of his life exploring the world's many religious texts and traditions. Lundberg is a minister with the Spiritual Awareness Fellowship and Pathways of Light. Book Basics Unifying Truths of the World's Religions is a thoughtful, Read More …

Review of Sacred Ground

Meet the Author Eboo Patel is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, a nonprofit that seeks to make interfaith cooperation a social norm.  He is the author of Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation (2010), and is a regular contributor to the Washington Post, USA Today, and the Huffington Post.  He served on President Obama's inaugural Advisory Council of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and Read More …