Book reviews: Mary Gordon probes Merton's dual identities; Barbara Brown Taylor finds God in the faith of others; Jean McNeil uncovers the meaning of winter for the Earth and herself.
Book Review: Pope Francis responds to 31 of the book's contributors and writes the book's preface. Believing that older people are reservoirs of wisdom, he offers his own wise words as well as relatable biblical nuggets.
Book reviews: Daisy Khan, activist for Muslim women, pens her spiritual journey; journalist Jean Guerrero searches for her father; Clemantine Wamariya tells a story of Rwandan survival.
Book Review: Part memoir, part scientific observation, part discussion of religious and metaphysical beliefs, Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine contains 20 chapters focusing on topics like origins, atoms, ants, motion and truth.