Chris Smith’s Bookshelf – Reviews 2017

February 24, 2017

 

This is a running list of the books that ERB editor Chris Smith has reviewed this year.

It will regularly be updated.

Some reviews linked here are snippets / adaptations of longer reviews that have appeared in the print ERB magazine or other publications…

 

TOP 3 BOOKS (SO FAR)

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REVIEWED

(Starting with the most recent)

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Race & Place

David Leong

5 STARS

Review: 
How Racism Saturates the
Structures of our Daily Lives

 

 
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Walking Home Together

Michael Mercer

5 STARS

Review:
Facing Death With
Grace and Courage

 
 

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The Sign and the Sacrifice

Rowan Williams

4 STARS

Review:
Excellent reading for
Lent or Holy Week
!

 
 
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Dream With Me

John Perkins

4 STARS

Review:
Speaks Poignantly to
Escalating Racial Tension

 
 
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Year of Small Things

Sarah Arthur / 
Erin Wasinger

5 STARS

Review:
Hope of a More Meaningful Faith

 
 


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The Way of the Dragon or
The Way of the Lamb

Kyle Strobel /
Jamin Goggin

5 STARS

Review:
Weakness, Love, and Community

 
 
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Dorothy Day: The World
Will Be Saved by Beauty

Kate Hennessy

5 STARS

Review:
Warm and Iconoclastic

 
 
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My Life, My Love,
My Legacy

Coretta Scott King

5 STARS

Review:
An Extraordinary Memoir

 
 
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Tears We Cannot Stop

Michael Eric Dyson

3 STARS

Review: 
Pales in Comparison to 
BETWEEN THE WORLD & ME

 
 

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The Death of Race

Brian Bantum

5 STARS

Review: 
NOT ONLINE
(Lent 2017 Print Magazine)

 
 

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Making Marriage Beautiful

Dorothy Greco

4 STARS

Review:
Wise and Immensely Practical

 
 

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Marriage in Interesting Times

Robert Cornwall

4 STARS

Review:
Healthy Enduring Marriages