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AN ALTAR IN THE WORLD

AN ALTAR IN THE WORLD A Geography of Faith

Earphones Award Winner

by Barbara Brown Taylor | Read by Barbara Brown Taylor

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

Author and narrator Barbara Brown Taylor's welcoming tone and spot-on phrasing combine perfectly in this engaging consideration of nature and the divine. In chapters with such titles as "The Practice of Getting Lost" and "The Practice of Carrying Water," the theology professor and former Episcopal priest blends discussions of the mystical with the everyday. She is an engaging... Read More

CAVE IN THE SNOW

CAVE IN THE SNOW Tenzin Palmo's Quest for Enlightenment

by Vicki Mackenzie | Read by Georgina Sutton, Vicki Mackenzie, Tenzin Palmo

Dharma Audiobooks | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

Narrator Georgina Sutton begins this story of Tenzin Palmo's journey into Tibetan Buddhism in a matter-of-fact tone compatible with the author's journalistic style. Palmo (née Diane Perry) finds a path that takes her from London's East End to India--and, eventually, to living in a cave and mediating for 12 years. Her story is filled with humor, faith, and insight. As we learn... Read More

GROWING FORWARD WHEN YOU CAN'T GO BACK

GROWING FORWARD WHEN YOU CAN'T GO BACK

by Laurie Pawlik | Read by Sarah Zimmerman

ChristianAudio | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

Narrator Sarah Zimmerman's calm and steady tone allows listeners to feel receptive and at ease as they work through this simple yet life-changing audiobook. Pawlik's work, which can be used for either group or individual study, becomes even more impactful with Zimmerman's narration. Tones of love, care, and vulnerability weave together in her voice, enabling listeners to feel... Read More

HOLY ENVY

HOLY ENVY Finding God in the Faith of Others

by Barbara Brown Taylor | Read by Hillary Huber

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

Narrator Hillary Huber delivers a cogent and heartfelt narration of bestselling author Barbara Brown Taylor's beautiful and timely new audiobook. As the theology teacher and former Episcopal priest describes her experiences teaching comparative religion in rural Georgia, her memoir also serves as a deep consideration of what the world's faiths have to teach both the religious... Read More

THE LOUDER SONG

THE LOUDER SONG Listening for Hope in the Midst of Lament

by Aubrey Sampson | Read by Aubrey Sampson

Oasis Audio | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

Aubrey Sampson narrates her impactful audiobook about discovering hope amid sorrow. Sampson's performance offers listeners the opportunity to meet her not only through the words she has placed on the page, but also through the way she speaks to her audience. Delivering the audiobook's chapters as one would converse with a close friend, Sampson sounds steady and familiar,... Read More

PAUL

PAUL An Apostle's Journey

by Douglas A. Campbell | Read by Trevor Thompson

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

Narrator Trevor Thompson is the ideal performer for this fascinating audiobook. His presentation of Bible scripture sounds fluid and effortless. His tone runs the gamut of emotion from introspective musings to the sober soliloquies of a man executing God's plan with laser focus, despite the consequences to his own life. Thompson uses a more conversational tone as he delivers... Read More

SHAMELESS

SHAMELESS A Sexual Reformation

by Nadia Bolz-Weber | Read by Nadia Bolz-Weber

Random House Audio | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

This is a listen for saints and sinners alike. It's a listen for people interested in sex, in religion, and in someone unafraid to share her story about all this and more. Nadia Bolz-Weber is the founder and former pastor of the House for All Sinners and Saints, a Lutheran congregation in Denver. She does a fine job narrating her audiobook and sharing very personal... Read More

TASTE AND SEE

TASTE AND SEE Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers

by Margaret Feinberg | Read by Margaret Feinberg

Zondervan | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

Writer and narrator Margaret Feinberg takes food lovers on an audio adventure of the edible delights in the Bible with her new feast of an audiobook. Whether it's visiting olive groves in Croatia and making oil with families who have worked the land for generations, learning to bake bread from professionals, or even visiting a "meat apostle" teaching the ways of ethical meat... Read More

WELCOMING THE STRANGER

WELCOMING THE STRANGER Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate

by Matthew Soerens | Read by Lyle Blaker

ChristianAudio | Unabridged
Philosophy & Religion

Narrator Lyle Blaker takes the sometimes confusing facts and figures disseminated by the Christian humanitarian organization called World Relief and helps the listener make sense of it all in this updated edition of WELCOMING THE STRANGER. Blaker's verbal style is reminiscent of an interesting college professor. His voice is full of sincerity as he details how the Bible... Read More

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