Reading 2014: Angle of Repose


Thanks to my friend Lauren’s recommendation and a appearance on the 2014 Her.meneutics Summer Reading List, this book caught my eye and made it onto my 2014 reading list, as well. Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose is not a new book; but as a Pulitzer Prize winning novel, it has repeatedly made a rise to popularity since it was [...]

Reading 2014: Women of the Word


2014 is proving to be a good year for newly published Christian women’s books, a genre whose weaknesses and shallowness I and many others have oft lamented. Without even using the word hermeneutics, this book is a guide to exactly that. (But no worries, lovers of and trained students in hermeneutics, the author still pulls [...]

Links to Think: 14.07.21


“The Parent Trap” – Ross Douthat provides commentary on the recent trend of parents being arrested for mostly unfounded claims of “child endangerment.” “Here are two things that didn’t happen. My (lawyer) father did not call the police and have the coach arrested for reckless endangerment of a minor. And nobody who saw me picking [...]

Reading 2014: The Joy of Relationship Homeschooling


Karen Campbell’s The Joy of Relationship Homeschooling: When the One Anothers Come Home is just as beautiful inside the cover as it is on the outside. The content also happens to apply to much more than homeschooling, speaking toward the overarching theme of loving our children–specifically through the lens of the oft overlooked “one anothering commands” toward [...]

Reading 2014: Rich Dad Poor Dad


One book that many investors and financial gurus refer to as highly influential in their thinking is Robert Kiyosaki’s bestselling Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not. I thought I had read this book previously, but recently realized I had not and immediately added [...]