The Afterlife of Billy Fingers: A Q&A with Author Annie Kagan


“Remember, the light is always inside you. And every day, by remembering it, you feed it, and it will grow. When life is joyous, the light will be there. When there is hardship, the light will also be there.” – Annie Kagan, author, The Afterlife of Billy Fingers\ Now Featured at the Patheos Book Club: The Afterlife [Read More...]

The Unbreakable Boy: A Q&A with Author Scott LeRette

“We are all broken, flawed and imperfect, and I want to encourage people that embracing ‘different’ is right and sound and good. I want to challenge readers to shed fear and ignorance and know that, even if faced with enormous obstacles, decisions, and setbacks, you can come out stronger.” — Scott LeRette, author, The Unbreakable [Read More...]

The Atheist Awakening and the Internet


By Richard Cimino and Christopher Smith Authors, Atheist Awakening Does atheism have a special affinity with the Internet? It can seem so when considering the large number of web sites, blogs and online forums devoted to secularism (our term for atheism, secular humanism, and other kinds of non-theism). But it is more than just the [Read More...]

Raising Abel: A Q&A with author Ronald Ragotzy


This month in the Patheos Book Club, we’re discussing the new book Raising Abel: The Life of Faith, by Ronald Ragotzy. Here, Dr. Ragotzy shares a bit about his book, and what he hopes readers will take away from it. Q: Why did you write this book? Is there any “back story” that inspired you? [Read More...]

Jesus Loved Children, We Should Too: A Review of Their Name Is Today

Now Featured at the Patheos Book Club Their Name Is Today: Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World By Johann Christoph Arnold Jesus loved children. Mark 10:13-14 tells the story of Jesus chewing on the disciples because they would not allow mothers to bring their children to Him so He could lay their hands on them. [Read More...]

A Wider Season: Reflections on “The Season of the Nativity”

Now Featured at the Patheos Book Club The Season of the Nativity: Confessions and Practices of an Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany Extremist By Sybil MacBeth We have a delightful challenging gift in Sybil MacBeth’s new book, subtitled “Confessions and Practices of an Advent, Christmas & Epiphany Extremist.” Those of us who have enjoyed her previous [Read More...]

Restoring Reverence for Children: An Interview with Author Johann Christoph Arnold


“Children are not computers or robots that can be programmed according to our wishes; they have a heart and soul, not only a brain.” – Johann Christoph Arnold, author, Their Name Is Today This month in the Patheos Book Club, we’re talking about an important new book called Their Name Is Today: Reclaiming Childhood in [Read More...]