BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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Winter in the Midwest — When Trees Bare Their Souls

Note to Readers: This post is the 400th essay I've posted on my website since I began blogging seven years ago. There's lots of interesting old stuff to … [Read more...]

Dead Stuff – Which I Will Be Too One of These Days

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The fifth-century Saint Jerome kept a human skull on his desk to remind him of his mortality – memento mori.  But if you’re … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Carnivore: Why Eating Meat is OK — Sorta

Here's my essay for the “Why It’s OK to Eat Meat” contest the New York Times Magazine put on a few weeks ago. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I didn't … [Read more...]