“Love in a Time of Hate” by Hannah Schott 

Posted on by

Love in a Time of Hate: The Story of Magda and Andre Trocme and the Village That Said No to the NazisLove in a Time of Hate: The Story of Magda and Andre Trocme and the Village That Said No to the Nazis by Hanna Schott
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

For this book, I sought my wife’s thoughts on the book, to best review the emotional connection this tale can tell. This is her review. Continue reading

“Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet” by Lyndal Roper

Posted on by

Martin Luther: Renegade and ProphetMartin Luther: Renegade and Prophet by Lyndal Roper
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Roper’s attempt at a truthful look at Luther, a historical figure that changed the landscape of Christianity, is honest and needed. At the time of the publication of this book, and this review as well, the 500 year anniversary is upon Germany for the Reformation. Continue reading

“NKJV Precious Moments Precious Prayers Bible”

Posted on by

NKJV Precious Moments Precious Prayers BibleNKJV Precious Moments Precious Prayers Bible by Thomas Nelson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

When it comes to Christian Bibles, it seems that there is a difficult struggle between marketing for a specific age or purpose and balancing the “Bible-ness” of the product. In the case of this kids Bible, the book is a hardback book with a squishy front cover. One is welcomed with traditional Precious Moments artwork adorning the front of the Bible. Continue reading

“Why Be Jewish?” by Edgar Bronfman

Posted on by

Why Be Jewish?: A TestamentWhy Be Jewish?: A Testament by Edgar Bronfman
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Bronfman, just before his passing, brings his lifelong questions and studies to the table in this book. When I first agreed to review this work, I had expected an argument for the Jewish faith. Continue reading