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Book Review: Stranger No More

Stranger No More: A Muslim Refugee’s Story of Harrowing Escape, Miraculous Rescue, and the Quiet Call of Jesus by Annahita Parsan shares the true story of her “path from oppression to the life-changing hope of Jesus. Fleeing Iran across the mountains into Turkey, she spent months in the terrifying Agri prison before a miraculous release …

Book Review: They See a Family

Chick flicks are my guilty pleasure. Despite the cheesiness and weaving in and out of realism, there is something enjoyable about seeing two people build a loving relationship. I love to read, but it is a lot more difficult to “fast-forward” through inappropriate scenes in a romance novel so I usually stay away from them …

Book Review: The Saint vs. The Scholar

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own. With a strong subtitle like “The Fight Between Faith and Reason,” “The Saint vs. The Scholar” by Jon Sweeny quickly captures readers’ attention. Though the exploration of a fight between two prominent men from Church history …

Book Review: Faith & Science

Faith & Science by Trent Horn explains “the complex but ultimately harmonious relationship between religious and scientific truth.” As a Catholic engineer, I was particularly excited to read this book. This book not only met but exceeded my expectations, and I couldn’t put the book down. Horn addresses a wide array of topics in this short …

Book Review: When We Were Eve

As a young woman, I am acutely aware of the how body image issues plague our society. Personally, my struggles really began with my diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. I felt like my body betrayed me, and though my faith grew, I struggled to find a connection between my improving spiritual health and weakening physical health. …