Volume 6 Number 2
On the Shelves
On the Shelves features book recommendations from Princeton Seminary faculty and staff to help alumni/ae choose books that contribute to their personal and professional growth
Ellen T. Charry,
Margaret W. Harmon Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
Spiritual Classics: Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups on the Twelve Spiritual Disciplines, edited by Richard J. Foster and Emilie Griffin (New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 2000). Primary readings from a millennium of Christian devotion on the spiritual life arranged according to inward, outward, and corporate disciplines.
Associate Professor of Modern European Church History
The Idea of France, by Pierre Birnbaum, trans. by M.B. DeBevoise (New York: Hill and Wang, 2001). A noted political historian and theorist examines the historical background to contemporary issues surrounding national identity and pluralism. The focus is France, but there are telling parallels and contrasts to current debates in the United States.
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