After I posted this and this I got messages from a number of people asking for books to help them navigate through a changing faith. Here are five books that have helped me a lot as I rediscovered my faith and the church.
(It isn’t often that the Bible provides the perfect click-bait title for a blog but Amos 5:21 was hard to ignore. I actually quite enjoy the odd festival. This isn’t about festivals at all, the verses just exist on the same page.) I have just been reading Amos. I always imagine the prophet Amos to be a bit of a troubled poet; blessed with this incredible ability with language but burning with a holy rage that pushes the words out with more aggression than he had planned. The type of guy you politely nod at in a pub who opens the conversation … Continue reading I hate your religious festivals!