June 2010: Books Read

1. Letters and Papers from Prison by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. I'd had this book on my shelf for a while, and after reading Eric Metaxas' excellent biography last month, I decided to stay in the mental world of Bonhoeffer for a little longer by reading this book. As the title indicates, this is a collection of … Continue reading June 2010: Books Read

Book Review: Mind Your Own Mortgage

Mind Your Own Mortgage is a tract for the times. It was written in light of the recent financial meltdown, and seeks to get the U.S. economy in better shape by encouraging people to get their home economies in better shape. The book comes in three main sections: Get a Grip on It (your mortgage), … Continue reading Book Review: Mind Your Own Mortgage

March 2010: Books Read

1. Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain. I'm a big fan of Mark Twain. As a fan of Twain's, I have already read his most well-known works, like Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. I have also read Roughing It, Life on the MIssissippi and an awful lot of his essays. It was about time, then, that … Continue reading March 2010: Books Read

August 2009: Books Read

1. Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving From Affluence to Generosity by Ronald J. Sider. This book came out in 1977, and is regarded by many as a "classic." The version I read was the fifth edition, updated in (I think) 2004. The book comes in four parts: the first part depicts the … Continue reading August 2009: Books Read

Truth Project 11: Labor (Created to Create)

My group finished the Truth Project two weeks ago, but I've still got a couple of tours to review. This one is on Labor, and the last one is on Community. Del begins this penultimate tour by asking what the fourth commandment is. Anyone who knows the Ten Commandments would probably call it the Sabbath … Continue reading Truth Project 11: Labor (Created to Create)