Review: In the Beginning, There Were Stories: Thoughts about the Oral Tradition of the Bible

In the Beginning, There Were Stories: Thoughts about the Oral Tradition of the Bible by William J. Bausch My rating: 3 of 5 stars The basic principle espoused in this book is a simple one - the Bible is not first and foremost a written text that must be used and analysed as a written … Continue reading Review: In the Beginning, There Were Stories: Thoughts about the Oral Tradition of the Bible

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Review: Celtic Spirituality in the Australian Landscape

Celtic Spirituality in the Australian Landscape by Ray Simpson & Brent Lyons-Lee My rating: 3 of 5 stars From the back cover: This book explores the nature of Celtic Christian spirituality and why it has resonance in Australia. Ray is a citizen of Celtic lands who makes regular pilgrimage in Australia and Brent is an … Continue reading Review: Celtic Spirituality in the Australian Landscape

Review: Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution

Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution by Marco Politi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Written about three years into the pontificate of Francis, this books examines the way in which Francis has sought to be authentic both to his own self and to the Gospel, and his desire to … Continue reading Review: Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution