Archives for February 2013

A Better C.S. Lewis Biography

“Do we really need another one of these?” When I saw that a new biography on C.S. Lewis was coming out this spring, I sighed over what I saw as yet another attempt to introduce Lewis to a new generation and those new to the faith and, therefore, to him. Make no mistake, I’m a [Read More…]

Getting Real with God Down Deep

What happens when, as Christians, our lives take serious hits? I mean “four torpedoes at the waterline” kind of hit. [Read more…]

Women are Natural Change-Agents

It will take more than just laws to stop people taking advantage of those who have less power, and that is why we must all continue to do something – whether to stop trafficking or to promote interreligious understanding. [Read more…]

Finding God in the Dark: A Q&A with Ted Kluck and Ronnie Martin

Writer Ted Kluck’s world was turned upside down after experiencing a failed adoption, where he found himself propelled into a year of doubt and disillusionment. Recording artist Ronnie Martin struggled with identity and idolatry issues before the unexpected death of his father. In a new book out this month called Finding God in the Dark: Faith, [Read More…]

C.S. Lewis, A Life: A Q&A with Author Alister McGrath

In C.S. Lewis — A Life, Alister McGrath, prolific author and respected professor at King’s College of London, paints a definitive portrait of the life of popular fiction writer and atheist-turned-Christian C. S. Lewis. After thoroughly examining recently published Lewis correspondence, Alister challenges some of the previously held beliefs about the exact timing of Lewis’s [Read More…]

Abolitionist Mamas: A Q&A with Shayne Moore and Kim McOwen Yim

This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re pleased to be featuring an important new book, Refuse to Do Nothing: Finding Your Power to Abolish Modern-Day Slavery, by Shayne Moore and Kimberly McOwen Yim. We had a chance to ask these two women — also known as the Abolitionist Mamas — some questions about the [Read More…]

Soul Friends: A Review of Love & Salt

A Review of Love & Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters By Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith As we take the turn into Lent very soon, we are blessed to be given a window into a spiritual friendship that uses the age-old practice of letter writing as a mode of mutual spiritual direction. [Read More…]