Jane Eyre’s Sisters: A Q&A with author Jody Bower

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“We’re still living in a male-oriented world, although it’s changing, and one thing that’s helping to change that orientation is exposure to women’s voices. Just as exposure to the voices of other cultures, other races, other religions, other forms of art, and other gender orientations is helping to broaden all our minds and enrich our [Read More...]

Boundless: What Global Expressions of Faith Teach Us About Following Jesus

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“We benefit so much from the unique perspectives of people from other cultures. I’ve thought of this process of learning from others as similar to the process of trying a new ethnic cuisine. It probably will taste strange at first. But if you are open to learn new flavors, you might find it enriches your life.” [Read More...]

Mothers and Daughters, and Faith

By Sarahbeth Caplin Now Featured in the Patheos Book Club Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian, Mother, Their Path to Peace I’ve read plenty of books about individual paths of spiritual discovery, but it is rare for me to come across a story like that of Patricia and Alana Raybon: a mother and daughter struggling to [Read More...]

Undivided: A Story of Love, Not Agreement

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By Holly Baer Patricia and Alana Raybon found themselves enraptured in the new American story: an interfaith family. Patricia, a devout Christian, struggles to accept her daughter’s chosen faith, Islam. Alana, a ten-year revert, wants her mother to accept her and her faith and respect her choices. Painfully honest and unafraid to address harsh subjects, [Read More...]

Design Your Own Pilgrimage: A Review of ‘The Soul of a Pilgrim’

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Book Review of The Soul of a Pilgrim Now Featured at the Patheos Book Club by Lisa Burgess Because I read a lot of books, I’m picky. My favorite kind? Books that inspire me to go and live, not just sit and read. The Soul of a Pilgrim is such a book. This latest by Christine Valters Paintner (an online [Read More...]

All Good Stories Begin with Questions: Why I Wrote The Master Yeshua

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“All good stories begin with questions.” — Joyce Luck, author, The Master Yeshua Many people have asked me why I chose to write The Master Yeshua. The life of Jesus has been told and retold so many times that there’s hardly anything new to say. Another friend, a Roman Catholic, even worries that the book’s [Read More...]

On Biblical Manhood: A Q&A with Author Carolyn Custis James

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“For me, writing this book has left me as disturbed about what is happening to men and boys today as I have ever been about women and girls. I hope anyone who reads this book will end up deeply concerned about the message the church is offering men and boys.” — Carolyn Custis James, author, [Read More...]


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