As seminary families move in and students have a break, we encourage you to come and see what’s available for summer reading at the Bishop Payne Library.
Children – Winnie the Pooh, Bibles and prayer books, and comfort critters (“God made tears”). These are on the main level, near the elevator.
The juvenile and young adult books are on the 2nd floor, front left corner. Examples:
Juveniles – A Wrinkle in Time series, Bible stories, the Harry Potter series, Judy Blume books, and The Chronicles of Narnia series.
Young adults – graphic novels of the Bible, superheroes, and a Manga Bible.
Adults (descriptions from book jackets):
Michael B. Curry preached at the Royal Wedding, and we have his books and recorded sermons (e.g. “You’ve got to fly” recorded at St. James Episcopal Church in Baltimore on 3/15/92).
The Book of Joy by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams. “Lasting happiness in a changing world”.
The Gospel According to Star Wars: Faith, Hope, and the Force by John C. McDowell. “From the Force to the dark side, the issues discussed in the films have a moral and spiritual complexity that… can help us better understand our place in the world and our relation to others and God.”
A Prairie Girls Faith by Stephen W. Hines. A true story about Laura Ingalls Wilder, “...witness an authentic faith that comes not from pretending all is well but from growing through difficult times.”
Breaking Sad: What to Say After Loss, What Not to Say, and When to Just Show Up edited by Shelly Fisher & Jennifer Jones.