Help With Your Holiday Shopping
Books, of course!
I've read dozens of great books this year, but here are three that stand out as my Christmas recommendations - the kind of books I think my readers would enjoy receiving and giving:
Yours is the Day, Lord, Yours is the Night (Jeanie and David Gushee) - This is a treasure of daily prayers gleaned from church history.
Lying Awake (Mark Salzman) - A haunting short novel that must be savored slowly - even meditatively, it delivers a powerful impact on many levels.
The Seven Basic Plots (Christopher Booker) - A fascinating survey of literature, grand in scope and a pleasure in style.
Christianity After Religion (Diana Butler Bass) - A state of the art book on the state of the church.
As for my work, here's what I'd suggest:
For Christians of any persuasion ... and for folks who've joined the "church alumni society" - my 2012 release, Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road?
For those seeking spirituality ... Naked Spirituality
For those asking important questions about faith ... A New Kind of Christianity
For all my books ... here's a list.