Book Openers

As a little kid I always had my nose in a book. And now that I'm thoroughly grown up, I still do. Below you'll find author profiles (lots of memoirists) as well as mini – and not-so-mini – book reviews.

GodsBigBlog: Kids and Money — Saving It, Spending It, Sharing It

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Looking for a way to teach generosity and life-long charitable giving to the children in your family? Author Mark St.Germain … [Read more...]

Book Openers: Simone Weil on Prayer — First, Pay Attention

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Simone Weil's Waiting for God was first published, posthumously, in 1951. And readers beware: Waiting for God is a dense, … [Read more...]

Book Openers: Green for God

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Green Bible: Understand the Bible's Powerful Message for the Earth, NRSV, Foreword by Desmond Tutu, HarperOne, 1312 pages, … [Read more...]

Book Openers: The Emerging, Emergent Church — What’s Up Next for Christianity?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why, by Phyllis Tickle, Baker Books, 172 pages, $17.99 “About every … [Read more...]