Book Review: Interpreting Scripture with the Great Tradition

The God that Christians serve, worship, and seek to know is often called the God of the Bible. The Christian tradition considers the Bible to be the revelation of God himself, through which we know God, His story, and our place in it. In Interpreting Scripture with the Great Tradition, Craig A. Carter provides the …

Book Review: God the Spirit: Introducing Pneumatology in Wesleyan and Ecumenical Perspective

Knowing the voice of the Holy Spirit is essential for the role of the spiritual director. It is the director’s job to listen to the directee’s story while also listening to the Spirit for promptings to help the directee see where God may be working in his/her life. In God the Spirit: Introducing Pneumatology in …

Book Review: The Divine Embrace: Recovering the Passionate Spiritual Life

As a spiritual director, I draw upon all the resources in my toolbox to help people look for where God is working in their lives. One of those resources is a book I read while in graduate school: Robert Webber’s The Divine Embrace: Recovering the Passionate Spiritual Life. It changed the way I think about …

Book Review: Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering

  Last year I read Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering by Kelly M. Kapic and found it to be both wonderfully comforting and theologically challenging. Little did I know how much the words of this book would come to be so relevant in our global lives. The topic of pain and suffering …