Books Acquired Recently

Chametzky, Jules, John Felstiner, Hilene Flanzbaum, Kathryn Hellerstein, ed. Jewish American Literature: A Norton Anthology. New York: W.W. Norton, 2001. I recently came across a citation of this anthology and decided to order an exam copy because religion and literature is one of my areas of scholarship. It looks like an interesting collection, and theContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

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Books Acquired Recently: Erika Lopez Edition

I recently read Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes’s Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora, which discusses the work of Erika Lopez, a writer whom I had never heard of before. His description of Lopez’s work intrigued me because it involves a character who is a half Puerto Rican, half German Quaker. This hybrid identity isContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Erika Lopez Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Andreas, Peter. Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017. I will be writing a review of this book for Mennonite Life, and received it from them. It is about a man raised by a Mennonite mother who was a political radical in the 1970s, an era that I amContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”