Book | The Wild Marsh by Rick Bass

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Reviewed by Cindy Crosby Flourish Magazine, Winter 2010   I'm a sucker for the 12-month seasonal essay types of books, but when The Wild Marsh crossed my desk, I hesitated to dive in. I've tried reading environmental activist and author … [Read more...]

Film | “Food, Inc.”

Food, Inc.: A movie only for those who eat.

Reviewed by Rachel Stone Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009   The old story goes that when Adam and Eve realized what they'd done, they hid from God, much as my four year-old hides when he's taking apart the computer keyboard, or when … [Read more...]

Flourish Book Review: Scouting the Divine by Margaret Feinberg

Reviewed by Kristyn Komarnicki Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009 Like members of the early church, contemporary Christians consider God’s Word to be alive with truth and meaning, and we search the pages of our Bible for insights and guidance. But … [Read more...]

Flourish Book Review: Everyday Justice by Julie Clawson

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Reviewed by Tracey Bianchi Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009 I had a conversation recently with two friends, both women serving the urban poor in Chicago, who shared different views on the impact of their work. One, exasperated, slapped her palm on … [Read more...]

Film | “Garbage Dreams”

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Reviewed by Kelsey Jones-Casey Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009   In the twisted streets of the world’s largest garbage city, thousands of Coptic Christians recycle the refuse of wealthy Cairo- dwellers in order to survive. These … [Read more...]

Movie Review: earth (Disneynature, April 2009)

By Jonathan Merritt Published in the Summer 2009 issue of Flourish magazine When I attended a screening of earth, the first feature film to be released by Disneynature (on DVD September 1), I knew I would be wowed by rare footage and … [Read more...]