Reviews and Blog Posts: clergy

Anchor and flares : a memoir of motherhood, hope, and service

by Kate Braestrup

Reviewer Rating:
4

This memoir combines anecdotes from Braestrup's many roles in life--as chaplain to the Maine Warden Service, as mother and stepmother to a total of six children, as a child growing up with a father serving in the Marines, as mother to a son who is joining the Marines himself. Anyone...

The Voyage of the Short Serpent : a novel

by Bernard Du Boucheron

Reviewer Rating:
5

This literary trip across frozen seas to medieval Greenland made me very thankful that I live in the 21st century. A bishop, sent by the Church to investigate rumors of heresy and to check the progress of a group of settlers, encounters every imaginable horror of weather and desperation. How is it possible to like a book...

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