I don’t drink coffee, but I do read books with my tea, make recommendations, and share reviews with other sites.
What’s On My Tea Table
- Private Matters: In Defense of the Personal Life, an exploration of privacy, its value for individual and social health, and how surveillance and evolving politics combine to threaten it; and
- Good as New, a provocative re-visioning of the Christian scriptures by a group of non-denominational Brits.
- “Beyond the Literal: John Spong on the Gospel of John” (Aug. 2013). | Re. Spong, J. S. (2013). The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic. HarperOne. (368 pages)
- “Torn and Not Mended” (Mar. 2013). | Re. Lee, J. (2012). Torn. Jericho Books. (272 pages)
- “Habibi: A Review” (Jan. 2013). | Re. Thompson, C. (2011). Habibi. Pantheon. (672 pages)
- “Assumptions Matter (Sept. 2011). | Re. Dudley, J. (2011). Broken Words: The Abuse of Science and Faith in American Politics. [Kindle edition] Random House Digital. (208 pages)
Other Recent Reads
- Chabal, G. (2009). The Dream: How I Learned the Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship and Made Millions. (256 pages) [3 stars]
- Grisham, J. (2013). Sycamore Row. (447 pages) [2 stars]
- Pressfield, S. (2002). The War of Art: Break Through The Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles. (190 pages) [4 stars]
- Starhawk. (1994). The Fifth Sacred Thing. (494 pages) [5 stars]