In Praise of the Doubting Thomas–A Book Review

My friend Travis Mamone has a new ebook out. It's called In Praise of the Doubting Thomas, and I recommend it. It's short, and I finished it in under two hours, but it's also thought-provoking and affirming. Travis, in his honest, conversational writing style, tells the story of his faith journey--how he made peace with his doubts without giving up on his faith. Travis's faith journey reminds me of my own (and, indeed, since we've been reading each other's blogs for a few years now, our … [Read more...]

So, who IS this man? (a book review)

I was recently asked to read and review John Ortberg's new book, Who Is This Man? After the last Christian book I was asked to review, I was kind of squeamish to pick this one up. But I actually had a relatively enjoyable experience reading it. At this point in my life and in my faith, I didn't learn much from it. It didn't challenge me much. To be honest, I think my time would have been better spent reading feminist theology or Stephen King. But I didn't hate it. Perhaps, readers, you are at … [Read more...]

Unseduced and Unshaken: A Book Review

      The following is a book review of Rosalie de Rosset's book, Unseduced and Unshaken: The Place of Dignity in a Young Woman's Choices. I've been given a copy of the book to give to one of my readers, so if you're interested in a free book, leave a comment!    When I first began reading Unseduced and Unshaken (which one of my twitter followers joked sounded like what you'd get when you played a James Bond film backwards), though there were a few aspects of it … [Read more...]