New & Noteworthy

Across Sacred Fences
More than 50 contributors offer moving, insightful personal essays about interfaith experiences in My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation. Edited by Jennifer Howe Peace, Or N. Rose, and Gregory Mobley. Orbis Books

Women Rising
On Oct. 1 and 2, PBS will air the two-part special Half the Sky. Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s best-selling book of the same name, the film follows the authors through 10 countries to meet people challenging extreme gender inequality and the poverty, trafficking, and violence it perpetuates.

Caring for Creation
Katharine K. Wilkinson explores the growing movement of evangelicals engaged in environmental activism in Between God & Green: How Evangelicals Are Cultivating a Middle Ground on Climate Change. Oxford

Rebuking the Gun Empire
James E. Atwood is a pastor, avid hunter, and longtime activist against gun violence. In America and Its Guns: A Theological Exposé, he writes thoughtfully about how American gun culture has become a kind of idolatry and how people of faith can—and must—challenge it. Cascade Books

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