RevGalBookPals: Who’s Got Time

Many, many moons ago, I read a book proposal that was submitted to Chalice Press through the Young Clergy Women’s Project. The proposed manuscript aimed to be a guide to spiritual living for young adults. The authors acknowledged the difference in the twenty-somethings (plus or minus five years) of today with their counterparts of previous… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Wilderness Blessings

Sometimes the only introduction a book needs is just to get it into your hands. Such is the case with Wilderness Blessings: How Down Syndrome Reconstructed Our Life and Our Faith. Pastor Jeff Gallagher processes some of his thoughts and experiences during his son Jacob’s first year in this world.   This book is commendable,… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Pastrix Edition

Here is my confession: I want to dislike Nadia Bolz-Weber, but I can’t. She’s a compelling speaker, preacher, writer, and child of God. Her experience of Jesus in the world rings so true to my own experience, though we have never met and don’t have much life experience in common. I’ve been known to say,… Read More

RevGalBookPals: A Year of Biblical Womanhood

It’s rare that I read a book for this site that is as promoted as Rachel Held Evans‘s A Year of Biblical Womanhood. I excitedly received one of many advanced copies that were distributed to reviewers and bloggers. I planned to read the book anyway, because 1) I am always interested in theological experiments and… Read More

RevGalBookPals: Latter-Day Saints Edition

It’s July and if you are not taking a little break, you may be in the midst of planning for your next seasons of learning. While this is a global group, I have been thinking about elections recently (not election, my darling Presbyterians). In the USA, there exists the possibility of electing a president in… Read More