We thought some readers might find themselves subject to a few “fits and starts” at the beginning of Lent, to borrow Fr. Calvin Lane’s fine and recent phrase about faltering Lenten discipline. So, herewith, a few book ideas for those of you still struggling to find the “perfect” volume. You’ll notice a some commonalities (Rowan Williams, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Joseph Ratzinger, Gary Anderson) and surprising divergences. John Bauerschmidt Billy Collins, Horoscopes for the Dead Gerhard von Rad, Deuteronomy Ephraim Radner, Hope among the Fragments Charlie Clauss Advertisement Rowan Williams, The Lion’s World: A Journey into the Heart of Narnia Stewart Clem Markus Rathey, Bach’s Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy Calvin Stapert, My Only Comfort: Death, Deliverance, and Discipline in the Music of Bach Zachary Guiliano Hans Urs von Balthasar, Mysterium Paschale: The Mystery of Easter, trans. by Aidan Nichols Joseph Ratzinger, Jesus of Nazareth Justin Welby, Dethroning Mammon Benjamin Guyer Psalms Cole Hartin George Herbert, The Temple St. Macarius the Spiritbearer: Coptic Texts Relating to St. Macarius the Great, translation by Tim Vivian Wesley Hill Christopher Ash, Job: The Wisdom of the Cross Rowan Williams, The Sign and the Sacrifice: The Meaning of the Cross and Resurrection Jordan Hillebert Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love Rowan Williams, The Sign and the Sacrifice: The Meaning of the Cross and Resurrection Richard Kew Julia Baird, Victoria: The Queen. Douglas Harink, 1 & 2 Peter, Brazos Theological Commentary John Moorman, History of the Church in England (3rd edition) Calvin Lane Thomas à Kempis, The Complete Imitation of Christ, translation and commentary by Fr. John Julian, OJN Jean Meade Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Neal Michell C.H. Dodd, Benefits of His Passion Niall Ferguson, The Rise and Decline of the British Empire David Goodhew (ed.), Growth and Decline in the Anglican Communion, 1980 to the Present Mark Schweizer, The Alto Wore Tweed Jonathan Mitchican Alexander Schmemann, Great Lent: Journey to Pascha P. Mellick Belshaw, Lent with Evelyn Underhill Bryan Owen N.T. Wright, The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion Andrew Petiprin Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables Roger Scruton, On Human Nature Sarah Puryear Tim Muldoon, The Ignatian Workout for Lent: 40 Days of Prayer, Reflection, and Action Joey Royal Gary Anderson, Charity: The Place of the Poor in the Biblical Tradition Gary Anderson, Sin: A History Christopher Yoder Rowan Williams, The Sign and the Sacrifice: The Meaning of the Cross and Resurrection. Paul Wheatley Gary Anderson, Sin: A History Fleming Rutledge, The Crucifixion Clint Wilson Hans Urs von Balthasar, Mysterium Paschale: The Mystery of Easter, translation by Aidan Nichols Joseph Ratzinger, Jesus of Nazareth Donna Schaper (ed.), 40-Day Journey with Howard Thurman Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.