Here is a list to get you started on your summer reading, courtesy of Dr. Bill Yarchin, the Dean’s Endowed Professor of Biblical Studies in the School of Theology (this list originally appeared in APU Life in the Winter 2011 issue):
Joel R. Primack & Nancy Ellen Abrams, The View From the Center of the Universe: Discovering Our Extraordinary Place in the Cosmos (Riverhead Trade, 2007).
Joel M. Hoffman, And God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible’s Original Meaning (Thomas Dunne Books, 2010).
Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto (Penguin, 2009).
Po Bronson, Why Do I Love These People? Honest and Amazing Stories of Real Families (Random House, 2006).
Joe Bageant, Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War (Broadway, 2008).
Eliza Griswold, The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam (Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, 2010).