Moving Toward Divinization: A Review of ‘Broken Gods’

By Wendi Matusic Broken Gods, a new book by Gregory Popcak, an internationally recognized expert in Catholic pastoral counseling, begins by posing the potentially uncomfortable “what if” scenario: what if you woke up as a god? No, not THE God, but “a being who is perfect, whole, healed, and, yes, even immortal.” Some might find that offensive or [Read More...]

Dissecting Patriachy and Biblical Manhood: A Review of ‘Maelstrom’

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To appreciate quality, we must slow down. In fact, quality insists that we slow down. Anyone can snarf down a bag of White Castles; they seem designed to be eaten quickly. But we cannot just wolf down marinated chicken kabobs with rice and tabbouleh, hummus on the side and a square of baklava to finish. [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...]

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...]

Runaway Radical: A Groundbreaking Expose of Systematic Abuse

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By Kevin C. Neece In Runaway Radical, Amy Hollingsworth continues to do what she does best: weave a deeply personal story with the larger narrative of the love of God and his presence in human lives. And, in his revealing debut, her son Jonathan shows himself to share his mother’s ability to distill the mysteries [Read More...]

Maximus: A Q&A with Richard L. Black

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This month in the Patheos Book Club, we’re featuring the new book Maximus, by Richard L. Black. The fictional account of Roman General Maximus’ undercover investigation and encounter of Jesus is part mystery and part detective story, and an innovative rendering of the story of Christ through the eyes of an outsider. We talked with author [Read More...]


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