Monday, February 7, 2011

Briefly Noted: Books About Love & Marriage

Here's my short roundup of relationship books that appeared in the Catholic Post this week.  What are some of your favorites in this area?

In February, talk about marriage, relationships and love is in the air.  Here are some suggestions among newer book releases:

Set Free to Love:  Lives Changed by the Theology of the Body by Marcel LeJeune.  A jacket blurb says it all:  “The stories of everyday Catholics whose lives were transformed by the theology of the body.”  Nicely done; a wide range of experiences of TOB for general readership.

The Bible’s Best Love Stories by Allan F. Wright.  This slim volume packs in short reflection-style chapters on great “love stories” in Scripture, from Adam & Eve through Jesus & Peter.  There are wonderful reflection questions and “love connection” action items at the end of each chapter.

Blessings & Prayers for Married Couples: A Faith Full Love by Isabel Anders offers a fresh mix of prayers and selected quotes on love and marriage from spiritual sources.

1 comment:

  1. One title I'm particularly fond of is "Life-Giving Love: Embracing God's Beautiful Design for Marriage," by Kimberly Hahn. She also wrote "Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage." Both titles are well written and engaging.