Books

Books

The Beautiful Soul of John Woolman, Apostle of Abolition

In the years preceding the American Revolution, the New Jersey tailor John Woolman (1720-1772) opposed many of the evils of his day. He was not particularly concerned about the British Parliament’s taxation policies.

The Life of Messiaen

There can be little doubt that Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) is the most profoundly theological composer of the 20th century. Virtually all his pieces bear some form of explicit Christian intent or reference.

Recovering Jesus: The Witness of the New Testament

My first impression of Thomas R. Yoder Neufeld’s study was that it tries to be three books in one without succeeding as any of the three, but I discovered that this apparent weakness of the book is also its greatest strength.

A Broad Place: An Autobiography

Jürgen Moltmann may be the most renowned theologian living today. The voluminous writings he has published and the countless papers he has presented at theological conferences over the past 40 years have made him a familiar figure to American audiences. But being famous and familiar does not necessarily mean being fully understood.

BookMarks

When Forrest Church announced to his congregation that his esophageal cancer was terminal and that he had months, not years, to live, he promised that he would write one last book.