New and Noteworthy, September 2014
Cornelius Plantinga Jr. Reading for Preaching: The Preacher in Conversation with Storytellers, Biographers, Poets, and Journalists. Nashville, Tenn.: B&H Publishing Group, 2013. 136 pages. $14.
Todd, of Compassion International, contends that the connectedness of modern society makes ending preventable deaths (such as those caused by hunger) a possibility. Poverty is becoming less prevalent worldwide, he writes, and Christians must join the movement to end it entirely.
“The Legend of Sheba”
Lee, an author of biblical fiction whose previous books imagined the lives of Eve and Judas Iscariot, explores the perspective of the queen of Sheba. Known for her meticulous historical research, Lee brings ancient Arabia to life in a first-person narrative that has elements of romance and political intrigue.