Book Review

Book Review: Economy of Grace

March 1st, 2010

by Kathryn Tanner (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005. 172 pp) Kathryn Tanner is a professor of systematic theology at Yale Divinity School. She previously taught at the University of Chicago. Tanner focuses her research on constructive Christian theology relating to social, cultural, and feminist theory. On top of her numerous books and published articles, Tanner serves […]

Book Review: The Poor Will Be Glad: Joining the Revolution to Lift the World Out of Poverty

March 1st, 2010

by Peter Greer, Phil Smith, and Jeremy Cowart (photography) (Zondervan, 2009. 288 pp) On Friday, January 15, 2010, Peter Greer, president of HOPE International presented a talk on SPU’s campus about themes from the book, including the power of microfinance. HOPE International is a faith-based global microfinance organization serving hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs in 14 countries. […]

Book Review: Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution — and How It Can Renew America

March 1st, 2010

by Thomas L. Friedman (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. 448 pp) A prominent author, reporter, and columnist, Thomas L. Friedman has worked for The New York Times since 1981. During his time with the paper, Friedman has won multiple Pulitzer Prizes and published five best-selling books, including From Beirut to Jerusalem and The […]

Book Review: Incarnate Leadership: 5 Leadership Lessons from the Life of Jesus

March 1st, 2010

by Bill Robinson (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009. 122 pp) Bill Robinson is president of Whitworth University, a premier Christian university located in Spokane, Washington, and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Robinson has served as president of Whitworth since 1993. Prior to arriving at Whitworth, he served as president of Manchester College in Indiana from […]

Book Review: SuperCorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good

March 1st, 2010

by Rosabeth Moss Kanter (2009, Crown Business) Rosabeth Moss Kanter is the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor at Harvard Business School, where she chairs the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, which offers “innovative collaboration across business, education, government, law, and public health.” Dr. Kanter is the author of numerous books and articles, including several New York Times […]