An interesting mix of family dynamics and mystical Jewish legends. If you like a blend of relationships and magical realism through the lens of Jewish mysticism you will enjoy this creative novel.
Tag - Judaism
There are some powerful stories and some great writing but the attempt to bring it all together failed to a degree that undermines much of what preceded.
Despite the fact that he lives and preaches in my home town (well, town I was born in anyways) of Grand Rapids, Michigan – and I have always heard good things about him – I was never a big Rob Bell fan. There was something about him that put me off a bit – a little too hip, the religious left type language and attitude, a post-modern sensibility, I am not sure. But I read Jesus Wants to Save Christians: A Manifesto for the Church in Exile for our church’s summer book...