This list originally appeared in our Eastertide / Summer print issue,
but we thought we’d reprint it here for readers who haven’t seen that issue…
It was a difficult choice, but here are our picks for the best books of the first half of 2011:
[ In order by author’s last name… ]
Hardback: Viking Books
Read an excerpt. Review coming in next print issue.
The Origin of Species and Other Poems.
Hardback: Texas Tech Univ. Press
Review by Brent Aldrich upcoming in the next print issue.
Migrations of the Holy: God, State and the
Political Meaning of the Church
Read our Review by Micah Weedman
You Know Nothing of My Work!
Hardback: Atlas Books
Review by Read Mercer Schuhardt in theLent print issue.
The End of Evangelicalism?
Paperback: Cascade Books
Read our Review by Chris Smith
Year of Plenty
Read our Review by Brent Aldrich
The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction
Hardback: Oxford Univ. Press
Review by Chris Smith in the Eastertide print issue.
The Sacrifice of Africa:
A Political Theology for Africa
Read our review by Chris Smith
Julian of Norwich, Theologian.
Hardback: Yale Univ. Press.
Review by Alex Joyner in the Eastertide print issue.
All That We Share
Paperback: The New Press
Read our Review
The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton
Hardback: University Press of Kentucky.
Read Chris Smith’s Review in THE CHRISTIAN CENTURY.
Our review by Brent Aldrich coming soon.
Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating
Hardback: Cambridge Univ. Press
Interview with Norman in Eastertide print issue.
Review will run online soon…