August 7, 2013| 0

Book Review: What Matters? Economics for a Renewed Commonwealth

by Wendell Berry (Counterpoint, 2010. 256 pp) Born in rural Kentucky, Wendell Berry is a farmer, critic, and prolific author. He has published many novels, essays, poems, and short stories. Berry received his B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of Kentucky before attending Stanford University’s Creative Writing Program. He obtained a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship and taught English at New York University before […]

August 13, 2012| 1

Book Review: Launch: How to Quickly Propel Your Business Beyond the Competition

by Michael A. Stelzner (Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2011. 255 pp) Michael Stelzner is CEO and founder of Social Media Examiner, an influential business blog boasting a monthly readership of over 450,000 people. He earned a master’s degree in communications from San Diego State University. In addition to Launch, Stelzner has authored Writing White […]

March 15, 2012| 0

Book Review: Second Treatise of Government

by John Locke, edited by C.B. Macpherson (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1980; originally published in 1690. 124 pp) Widely known as the Father of Liberalism, John Locke’s work in epistemology and political philosophy has influenced countless nations. Born in 1632 in England, Locke attended Westminster School in London earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree. Having […]

March 1, 2012| 0

Book Review: Flickering Pixels: How Technology Shapes Your Faith

by Shane Hipps (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009. 208 pp) Before committing to professional vocational ministry, Shane Hipps held a position with Porsche Cars North America working on communications strategy. After a stint in the corporate world, he received a master of divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. Hipps pastored Trinity Mennonite Church in Phoenix, Arizona, before […]

March 6, 2010| 0

Book Review: The Imperfectionists

by Tom Rachman (New York: The Dial Press, 2010. 272 pp) Tom Rachman studied at the University of Toronto and Columbia University. Rachman worked as an editor and reporter for the Associated Press before moving to Paris to take a job as an editor for the International Herald Tribune. He now lives in Rome. Book […]