Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World. IVP Books.
Tea Party Catholic: The Catholic Case for Limited Government, a Free Economy, and Human Flourishing. The Crossroad Publishing Company.
HBO’s “The Leftovers” is the feel-good series of the summer, if your summer revolves around root canals and recreational waterboarding.
Indeed, it’s pretty grim stuff — but quite engrossing and worth your time, thanks to intense performances by Justin Theroux and Christopher Eccleston, and the way creators Tom Perrotta, who wrote the book on which the series is based, and Damon Lindelof, best known for screwing up the end of “Lost,” unflinchingly tackle the nature of grief and the limits of faith.
Can you call it an apocalypse if you can still get a decent bagel afterwards? It’s three years after what has been termed the Sudden Departure, when 2 percent of the world’s population — Christians, Jews, Muslims, straight, gay, white, black, brown, and Gary Busey — suddenly disappeared.
Activists Say The White House Delay Of A Deportation Policy Review Means 70,000 More Deportations Between Now And August
From the Psalms to the Cloud: Connecting to the Digital Age. Pilgrim Press.
The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World. HarperOne.
Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart. IVP Books.
At film festivals, because we're all living together for a few days, people let their guard down.
Music as Prayer: The Theology and Practice of Church Music, by Thomas H. Troeger