In his excellent essay about why people ought to read old books, C.S. Lewis recommends that all readers should read them as much as they do contemporary ones.1 He writes, “It is a good rule, …
Though these books are a great way to invite children into the discipline of Lent, they do not need to be limited to kids. These books have awakened in me a sense of wonder and anticipation for the Lenten journey ahead.
The 2017 top books list for iAt Editorial Board members.
So whether you are a die-hard reader or an occasional reader looking for a welcome distraction during these lazy summer days, the following list of ideas will offer you the perfect escape!
Books can help us better understand the world around us, to confront our issues or find comfort in the stories of others. Here are five books that do just that.
So many of these literary works have in them themes of redemption, glimpses of the image of God in the characters, along with reminders of the fallen nature of humanity, even in those we find ourselves most admiring. They help me view this world through new and clearer lenses.