Bible & Theology
- Creating a Scene in Corinth: A Simulation , by Reta Halteman Finger & George D. McClain, uses group simulation to explore 1 Corinthians and how the gospel affected the Roman Empire.
- Truth Speaks to Power: The Countercultural Nature of Scripture , by Walter Brueggemann, invites readers to view the complex, subversive messages found within the Old Testament.
- In the Company of the Poor: Conversations With Dr. Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez , edited by Michael Griffin and Jennie Weiss Block, features major writings, addresses, and a transcribed dialogue between Partners in Health founder Farmer and liberation theologian Gutierrez.
- The Sacredness of Human Life: Why an Ancient Biblical Vision Is Key to the World's Future , by David P. Gushee, addresses the sacredness of life throughout scripture and the history of the church.
Faith in Action
- Claire of the Sea Light , by Edwidge Danticat, weaves together short tales to tell the story of a missing girl in Haiti.
Movies & Culture
- In Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self , Richard Rohr likens “true self” to a diamond, buried deep within us, formed under the intense pressure of our lives, that must be searched for, uncovered, and separated from all the debris of ego that surrounds it.
- The Way of the Cross: The Path to New Life , by Joan Chittister, art by Janet McKenzie, offers reflections on the stations of the cross as a guide to overcome obstacles and direct us toward a life that is newly fulfilling.
- The Thorny Grace of It: And Other Essays for Imperfect Catholics , by Brian Doyle, contains essays that explore some of the stickier and trickier elements of the Catholic character.
- Bury the Dead: Stories of Death and Dying, Resistance and Discipleship , edited by Laurel Dykstra (includes Andrea Ferich and other Sojourners contributors), is a collection of personal encounters with death.
- Buffalo Shout, Salmon Cry: Conversations on Creation, Land Justice, and Life Together, edited by Steve Heinrichs (includes Rose Marie Berger and other Sojourners contributors), tells stories of land use, creation, history, and faith through poems and reflections by people across ethnic and religious divides.