Almost Christian: An Interview with Kenda Creasy Dean

{Kenda Creasy Dean. Almost Christian: What the Faith of our Teenagers Is Telling the American Church. Oxford University Press 2010. 264 pages. $24.95} By Deborah Arca Mooney From 2003-2005, researchers conducted the most ambitious study of adolescent spirituality to date in the U.S. Among the results of the National Study of Youth and Religion (NSYR), [Read More...]

Marcus Borg’s new novel, “Putting Away Childish Things”

{Marcus J. Borg. Putting Away Childish Things: A Tale of Modern Faith. HarperOne 2010. 352 pp. $25.99} Reviewed by Martha K. Baker Putting Away Childish Things: A Tale of Modern Faith is didactic. Usually labeling any book “didactic” is the kiss of retail death, butMarcus Borg’s most recent book also courts a second smacker: it’s [Read More...]