Evangelism and its influence on the US

The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America, Frances Fitzgerald, Simon &Schuster, April 2017   This is a valuable book on the importance of evangelical theology and the varieties of its  practice, through the lives of leaders and evangelical bodies as they have impacted, and are impacting, America. Fitzgerald chronicles the history of Evangelism in the… Continue reading Evangelism and its influence on the US

Larry’s Good March Reads for Adults!

The Hearts of Men, Nickolas Butler, Harper, March 2017, out now Nickolas follows his Shotgun Lovesongs with another book on the contemporary American male. And, as an American male, I appreciate the effort. In this book, Nickolas uses Boy Scout ideals to describe the erosion of higher ideals in our cynical society, an erosion that… Continue reading Larry’s Good March Reads for Adults!

Two Good New Books for Historical Readers

An Eagle In The Snow, Michael Morpurgo, Feiwel and Friends, January 2017 A terrific read for middle graders. Morpurgo again takes a true story and weaves it into a novel. Two young soldiers, one British, one German come face-to-face during WWI. And the British soldier’s actions have consequences that reverberate all the way through WWII.… Continue reading Two Good New Books for Historical Readers