Booklists

Books keep us sane during any season, but particularly so when we are isolated from extended family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues. Here is what we in the library have been reading during Washington's stay at home order.

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Contemplating Life & Faith

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life
Bill Burnett, Dave Evans, et al.
Why read this during a pandemic? Because life doesn't stop and it can be designed to be better.
A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith
Timothy Egan
Faith journeys are complicated. They include more than just faith: they include our family history, the church's history, the influence of ritual and sacred place. This book combines them all through a journey on the Via Francigena, with a little local food and wine to boot.
The Confessions of Saint Augustine
Saint Augustine
Even in quarantine our hearts are restless and we are prone to nature.
The Pilgrim's Progress
John Bunyan
A 17th century version of a faith journey still has truths for today.

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