My book reviews

I read many kinds of books, both fiction and non-fiction, and I review all of them on Goodreads.  I have a special interest in books with strong female characters and books that explore spiritual questions.  Since this site is dedicated to Saint Augustine and to exploration of religious questions, I’m posting here some links to books I’ve reviewed that cover those topics.  I will try to blog all my review of books of this type in the future.  I put a short indication of the type of book beside the link to each full review.  In putting together this list, I just realized: Wow, I have read a LOT of books that explore religious topics!

Gift of the Jews  nonfiction

Gilead fiction

Born To Be Good nonfiction

Why Evolution is True Non fiction(Not really spiritual, but I get so ticked off at fellow Christians who refuse to “believe” in evolution that this book is pretty close to spiritual for me.  It’s science.  You don’t get to “believe” in it or not.)

Redeeming Love I’m not usually a fan of Christian fiction, but, read as a parable, this is one of the best books I ever read.

The Sin Eater Good Christian fiction

And The Shofar Blew Good Christian fiction

A Voice in the Wind Good Christian fiction, but disturbing in its demonization of homosexuals

The Reason For God non-fiction

Evensong fiction by Gail Godwin (There is another book called Evensong by Kent Haruf, which I have also reviewed)

The Sword Christian fiction

Bonhoffer Excellent biography

Life Management for Busy Women: Living Out God’s Plan with Passion & Purpose Non fiction

Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life non fiction

Abide With Me fiction

Caleb’s Crossing  fiction

The Alchemist new age fantasy fiction

The Passionate Intellect: Christian Faith and the Discipleship of the Mind non fiction

 Where Has Oprah Taken Us?: The Religious Influence of the World’s Most Famous Woman  non-fiction, great debunking

What Jesus Meant nonfiction, excellent

Martha Bad Christian fiction

Sarah Good Christian fiction

The Book Of Heaven fiction

Testament of Mary fiction

More Precious Than Gold study guide to the psalms

Vita Brevis: A Letter to Saint Augustine fiction

A History of God non-fiction

Treasure of Montsegur fiction

Pope Joan fiction

The Invisible Girls memoir

What We Talk ABout When We Talk About God terrible non-fiction

The Trial of Fallen Angels fiction

 

 

 

 

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