Monday, July 28, 2008

Finding Faith, Losing Faith

My dear sister has had her first book (which she co-authored with Scot McKnight) published! This is just another notch on my long pride list I have regarding her many accomplishments and capabilities.

Hauna worked very hard compiling the first-hand accounts and interviews that fill her section of this wonderful book, as well as researching and developing a conversion theory/pattern. I had the good fortune of living with her this summer and fall while she burned the midnight oil writing, editing, and rewriting until everything was just right.

It is a compelling look at the why and how of those who are faithful turning from what they had once believed or practiced and walking instead toward something new, whether that be Evangelicalism, Catholicism, Judaism, or Atheism. It is written in approachable and understandable language, avoiding religious jargon or anything too high-brow. I recommend that you order your copy today!

Learn more about Finding Faith, Losing Faith: Stories of Conversion and Apostasy and support my sister who will one day be a most renowned writer and theologian. Someday I'm sure the academy will claim her as their own, but for now I know that she's mine!

8 comments:

Melissa said...

WOW. Congratulations, Hauna! What a remarkable accomplishment. Not shocking, though, coming from one of the Ondrey sisters. :) I'm putting the book on my Amazon wishlist right now!!

heidi said...

That is way fantastic. Glad this kind of book is being written as well since I can often relate. :)

Amy and Andrew said...

Oh Hauna, you know how I feel about you. My heartfelt congrats. You are an inspiration.

Jakob said...

Yay Hauna! I'm gonna buy it and read it!

Amy said...

How wonderful! It's such an interesting topic - one which affects so many people but is often not discussed. I'll look for it!

Melissa Ansley said...

How exciting! It sounds like a great book, too. I am amazed that I have two friends that published a book in the same month...the other is a children's book though, so they are on two ends of the spectrum :). Looking forward to some reading!

Alexis said...

Sounds very interesting. I will definitely check it out. Thanks for the recommendation!

Simply Stork said...

this is fantastic...it sounds like such an interesting book...I may just need to look into that one :o)

~simply~