Christmas Shopping Made Easy

  • The Friendship of Women: A Spiritual Tradition, by Joan Chittister, OSB. Chittister celebrates the sacrament of friendship with reflections on eight women in the Bible, accompanied by lovely, full color icons. (Benetvision, 2000)
  • Seize the Day with Dietrich Bonhoeffer, by Charles Ringma. Daily meditations on Bonhoeffer's writings. One in a trilogy of cheerful, fat little books by Ringma—the others include Dare to Journey with Henri Nouwen and Resist the Powers with Jacques Ellul. (Piñon Press, 2000)
  • The Words of Gardner Taylor, by Rev. Gardner Taylor. A multi-volume set of books and audio resources commemorating Taylor's ministry. Taylor, founder of the Progressive National Baptist Convention and "dean of the nation's black preachers," according to Time magazine, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom last August. (Judson Press, 1999)
  • Robin Hood Was Right: A Guide to Giving Your Money for Social Change, by Chuck Collins and Pam Rogers, with Joan Garner. An informative, sharply written guide to donating money for effective social change. (W.W. Norton, 2000)
  • Duke Ellington: A Spiritual Biography, by Janna Tull Steed. A look at the underlying spirituality of one of the world's greatest musicians. (Crossroad Publishing, 1999)
  • Pacifica Radio: The Rise of an Alternative Network, by Matthew Lasar. Lasar traces the cultural and political currents that shaped America's first listener-supported alternative radio network. (Temple University Press, 2000)
  • A Covenant to Keep: Meditations on the Biblical Theme of Justice, by James W. Skillen. Skillen focuses on five aspects of justice: justice required; justice restrained;

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Sojourners Magazine November-December 2000
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