Reviews and Blog Posts: spirituality

Did You Miss This?

The Delta Sisters

If you browse the book stacks at the Central Library, chances are you'll spy a "Did you miss this?" bookmark tucked in a title. Staff periodically flag a book that may have fallen off your reading radar. Who knows? You may discover a new, favorite title!

Come, My Little Angel by Diane Nobel
A slim novella tells the story of 10 year old Daisy who is praying for a miracle in the High Sierras. If you like the series, Chicken Soup for the Soul, this story may be for you!

Out of the silent planet

by C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

DPL Rating:
3

Most people know C.S. Lewis for his Chronicles of Narnia series or his writings about Christianity and the human condition.  Out of the Silent Planet is the first book of his Space Trilogy and one of his earliest published works.  It tells the story of Dr. Ransom, a language professor, who unwillingly gets...

A Part

by Wendell Berry

DPL Rating:
3

This was my first foray into Wendell Berry's vast catalog.  A meditator on the natural and spiritual, Berry writes with an intimacy that goes beyond simple musings about the color of leaves or a distant God.  These poems have a rich, living feel that can only come from someone who...

A year of Biblical womanhood : how a liberated woman found herself sitting on her roof, covering her head, and calling her husband "master"?

by Rachel Held Evans

DPL Rating:
4

If you’re a woman of faith, how should you live your life?  Rachel Held Evans decided to try a brave experiment to find some answers for herself.  Rachel spent an entire year living “Biblical Womanhood.”  Rachel took some teachings from the bible to put into practice in her own life. ...

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