Grammar Lesson

Theology for Pilgrims
Nicholas Lash
University of Notre Dame Press, $25, 296 pp.

The essays in this book served as my daily readings as I inched across the Bronx on the Bx9 bus from Marble Hill to my office at Fordham and back—not as a pilgrim, but as a commuter. Each essay held my attention for the twenty-five-minute trip on the days I was lucky enough to get a seat. Great, thought-provoking reading—for a professional theologian.

Lash weaves wise reflections on important issues throughout the book. He begins with analyses of the grammar of “God” and the...

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About the Author

Terrence W. Tilley is chair of the Theology Department at Fordham University.