Helpful reads

by Paul Burmeister

Is there a theme to this collection? Maybe the selections are gathered around concepts of the second great commandment: to love my neighbor.

Tattoos on the Heart, Gregory Boyle. (Free Press, 2010)
 Ill Fares the Land, Tony Judt. (The Penguin Press, 2010)
 Help: The Original Human Dilemma,  Garret Keizer. (HarperCollins, 2004)
The Illustrated Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis. (HarperOne, 1942/1979)
 Gilead, Marilynne Robinson. (Picador, 2004)