A must for Jewish families and congregations; Levine’s touching and scholarly readings deserve a place on library shelves; Sheridan’s superb study sheds new yet ancient light on the early Church Fathers.
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Spiritual publishing, and the reading that one hopes will follow, can be a remarkable mirror of a moment. This season we find the words of man-of-the-hour, the new pontiff before he was pope, but we also discover serious, devout, and scholarly engagements with the world of the New Testament. As marriage equality comes to the […]
Self-help: the term evokes the busier aisles of the bookstore and some of the most popular ranges in any local public library. It is also, as we know, a category of writing, publishing, and reading subjected to a great deal of mockery and satire in the public sphere and, perhaps, deservedly so: there is a kind of rapid reach for easy conclusions and at times a haste in writing and structure that leaves self-help writers and readers vulnerable to the most contemptuous sort of criticism.