The Promise of Paradox

The Promise of Paradox: A Celebration of Contradictions in the Christian Life By Parker J. Palmer, with an introduction by Henri Nouwen San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008 Review by Carl McColmanParker Palmer's first book almost didn't happen. As he explains in the new introduction to The Promise of Paradox (first published in 1980 by Ave Maria Press and now reissued in a gorgeous hardcover edition by Jossey-Bass), he didn't imagine himself as capable of writing an entire book, but when an editor … [Read more...]