Selections from the Grace Church Library: Lenten Season – February/March 2024


  • Making sense of the Cross. David Lose. Augsburg Fortress, 2011. [230 LOS] 
  • Cross examinations: readings on the meaning of the Cross. Mark Trelstad, ed. Fortress Press, 2006. [232.9 CRO
  • Meditations on the Cross. Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  Westminster Knox Press, 1998. [232.96 BON
  • A violent grace: Meeting Christ at the Cross. [Essays, poems, focusing on the Cross] Michael Card. IVP Books, 2000. [232.96 CAR
  • The compassion of the Christ: the big picture. Paul L. Maier. A historian looks at the Passion of Christ and events surrounding that time. Lutheran Church Charities, 2004. [DVD 232.96 COM
  • In the shadow of the Cross: the deeper meaning of Calvary. Ray Pritchard. Broadman & Holman, 2001. [232.96 PRI
  • Reliving the Passion: meditations on the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus, as recorded in the Gospel of Mark.  Walter Wangerin, Jr.  Zondervan, 1992. [WAN 232.96
  • Hanging by a thread: the questions of the Cross. Samuel Wells.  Church Publications, 2011. [232.96 WEL
  • Never said a mumbalin’ word: Lenten meditations on the Spirituals. Mark Francisco Bozzuli-Jones. Augsburg Fortress, 2002. [242.34 BOZ
  • Bread and wine: readings for Lent and Easter.  Classic/contemporary Christian writers – Madeline L’Engle, Philip Yancey, Frederick Beuchner, Orbis Books, 2005.  [234.34 BRE]  
  • Show me the Way: readings for each day of Lent. Henri J M Nouwen. Crossway, 1992. [242.34 NOU
  • Hymns for all saints: Lent, Easter, Pentecost. [Vocal, organ, instrumental] Concordia, 2006. [CD 782.27 HYM]


  • Pontius Pilate – a novel. [Documentary/historical] Paul L. Maier. Doubleday, 1968. [FIC MAI
  • Memoirs of Pontius Pilate – a novel. James R Mills. Fleming-Revell, 2000. [FIC MIL


  • Before and after Easter: activities and ideas — Lent to Pentecost. Debbie Trafton O’Neal. Augsburg, 2001. [263.90 ONE
  • Things to make and do for Lent and Easter. Martha Bettis Gee. Bridge Resources, 1998. [268.4 GEE

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