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Innately Good: Dispelling the Myth That You're Not
3.50
Read this in the space of a few hours sitting in the City of Sydney Library on 10 July 2009. I began flicking through it and decided it looked sensibl ...more
Jul 10, 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope
4.02
When I picked up this book I wasn't expecting what I got. What I got was - in a number of ways, a treatise on prayer; not unlike, and yet diametricall ...more
Oct 18, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
 
Three Gates To Paradise: Articles & Reflections
5.00
Knowing the author's husband - considering him a friend - made this an exceedingly odd read. A good one, never doubt that, but an odd one, nonetheless ...more
May 15, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
The Color Of Water
4.02
Every so often you see an interview question - or an internet meme - that asks what books have stayed with a person throughout their life.

I hope that
...more
May 11, 2009
Apr 21, 2009
 
Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians
4.20
I will be giving this book to my mother and asking her to read it. I will be offering it to my PoD mentor if he's interested. I'll be recommending thi ...more
Nov 11, 2012
Nov 01, 2012
 
The Rock That Is Higher: Story as Truth
4.12
Writing about books, I try to talk about what I loved as well as the parts that I haven’t liked as much. But it’s one of those things where the squeak ...more
Aug 14, 2008
Apr 14, 2008
 
A Pilgrim Way: New Celtic monasticism for everyday people
4.80
My mother brought this book back from a bookstall at the Rural School of Theology, and with my more-than-passing interest in monasticism these days, I ...more
Sep 22, 2008
Aug 27, 2008
 
The Cloister Walk
4.06
The Cloister Walk is not a linear book, although it has some organisation by date. In many ways it is like an incredibly reflective journal: not a dia ...more
Feb 27, 2009
Nov 07, 2008
 
God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It
3.63
August 28 - This is going to be one of those "on the way" reviews. Having read the introduction, I have the following thoughts: Must track down the Ab ...more
Oct 07, 2008
Aug 01, 2008
 
An Infinity of Little Hours: The Trial of Faith of Five Young Men in the Western World's Most Austere Monastic Order
3.99
I loved this book in many ways.

I first heard of Parkminster when I watched the BBC show "The Monastery". Christopher Jamieson took his reality TV par
...more
Aug 04, 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation
4.28
Well, I'm in the process of typing out swathes of the text that I want to have on hand to keep contemplating (no pun intended) once the book goes back ...more
Apr 10, 2009
Mar 24, 2009
 
Following Christ in Invaded Space: Doing Theology on Aboriginal Land
4.20
For my reflections on this book, see the post at my discernment blog.

The points that weren't made in that post:
Chris is a friend and mentor of mine
W
...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jul 21, 2009
 
Believe: The Words and Inspiration of Desmond Tutu
4.08
A book of quotes, plus two short essays, one by Tutu, one on him. The white space around the quotes begs for decoration, to which temptation I may yet ...more
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Jun 30, 2009
 
The Desert Fathers
4.11
Lenten Reading 2009
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Feb 27, 2009
 
Peacework: Prayer, Resistance, Community
4.32
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Jun 27, 2009
 
Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the Neighborhood Church Is Transforming the Faith
3.96
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Jun 27, 2009
 
Shame and Grace: Healing the Shame We Don't Deserve
4.27
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Aug 22, 2009
Jul 13, 2009
 
The Search to Belong: Rethinking Intimacy, Community, and Small Groups
3.83
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Jun 27, 2009
 
Contemplative Prayer
4.19
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Apr 14, 2009
 
The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith
4.16
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Oct 2012
Sep 05, 2009
 
Wisdom Distilled from the Daily: Living the Rule of St. Benedict Today
4.24
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Aug 20, 2012
Dec 14, 2010
 
Silence And Honey Cakes: The Wisdom Of The Desert
4.31
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Feb 27, 2009
 
Finding happiness: monastic steps for a fulfilling life
4.06
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Feb 05, 2009
 
Seven Ways To Change The World: Reviving Faith And Politics
4.33
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Aug 01, 2008
 
Finding Sanctuary: Monastic Steps for Everyday Life
4.14
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Dec 19, 2008
Apr 22, 2008
 
Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion
4.05
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Jan 29, 2013
Jan 01, 2013
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