Tuesday, 16 February 2016

"Crazy for God" by Frank Schaeffer

This is a memoir by Frank Schaeffer, the son of Dr Francis Schaeffer (1912-1984) - a man who will be remembered as one of the architects of the American Religious Right.  The subtitle of the book is "How I grew up as one of the elect, helped found the religious right, and lived to take all (or almost all) of it back".

Thursday, 4 February 2016

"The Invention of God" by Thomas Roemer

This book, by Thomas Roemer of the Coll├Ęge de France, seeks to trace the evolution of "the god Yhwh, a desert war god who became the one unique God of the monotheistic religions".