Some titles recently added to the Library’s circulating collection include Andrew Doyle Jesus Heist, Michael Kinnamon Witness in an age of fear and Frederick Buechner Secrets in the Dark.
Walter Brueggemann was one of more than twenty speakers in the semi-annual St. Matthew’s Dimensions of Faith Series. The library has many books by these speakers.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer was the Lent Madness Golden Halo award winner for 2016 (www.lentmadness.org) For a list of books, audio and video library items by and about Bonhoeffer – click here.
Remembering Thomas Merton (1915 – 1968)
In addition to the DVD pictured at left, the library has several books by and about him.
Large Type Books
The library has books in large print. Books on a variety of areas including biographies and fiction are available for those of us who prefer larger print. Spine lists help to identify these books on the shelves and a list of these titles is available upon request. A recent acquisition is
Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus by Thomas Cahill
Following his extraordinary best-selling histories How the Irish Saved Civilization and The Gifts of the Jews, Thomas Cahill brings us the third — and most daring — volume in his Hinges of History series. “Desire of the Everlasting Hills” is a fresh look at the impact of Jesus and early Christianity on the shaping of Western civilization, told with Cahill’s characteristic lively narration and irresistible perceptions.
Click here for a list of other large type books
Other Selective Lists of Library holdings
Book Reviews from our parishioners. For reviews click here.
What are the most popular church library books? The top items that check out always include children’s books, CD books, DVD’s, magazines and books for adults.
Here are the top books for adult readers in 2015.
Pastrix by Nadia Bolz-Weber
Crazy Christians by Michael B. Curry
Jesus was an Episcopalian (and you can be one too) by Chris Yaw
Just Jesus by Walter Wink
Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin
Gifts of Imperfection C. Brene Brown