The More Beautiful World

cover image from the book depicting trees under a cloudy dawn sky

The book club here at Patheos provided me the opportunity to read and review a book entitled The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible and I leaped at the opportunity to check out a text published in North Atlantic Book's Sacred Activism series.Having read it, I found it to be more than a simple collection of words and pages; it's a disruptive phenomenon.  And, like all disruptions, it takes time to fully understand them and their ramifications.  Over the last few days as I read th … [Read more...]

The Global Public Square


The Global Public Square: Religious Freedom and the Making of a World Safe for Diversity (paperback, kindle) is a book that starts and ends on high notes, but there are some dissonant chords in the middle.  When I first heard that this book was going to be available as an option within our book club here at Patheos, I wondered how an idea that seems so obvious to me could necessitate 212 pages to cover.  And, unfortunately, after reading the book, I think the answer is:  it doesn't.The book d … [Read more...]