The esteemed Martin Marty wrote about LaSalle’s check giveaway in 2014. He revisits the topic in this week’s column: “What’s new, two years later? Enough to fill the book Love Let Go with cheering and practical accounts and prompts for further action by others. In this short column we cannot even begin to elaborate on these; the book does that eloquently. We can, however, point to its thesis, as reflected in the subtitle: Radical Generosity for the Real World. I could profane the plot by writing a true but merely practical summary: ‘radical generosity works.’ But Truax and Campbell sacralize the story by rooting it in the trust and faith they demonstrate, as did their members.” « read more »
On Our Minds
“Call it the iconoclast’s manifesto. ‘Love Let Go: Radical Generosity for the Real World’ inserts itself into our culture of consumption as a no-holds-barred call for grace-filled giving. It’s radical, all right. At once a meditation on generosity and a spur to action, it stands a mighty chance of shaking loose your acquisitive grip and beckoning your most generous self.” « read more »
Listen to Amalya’s conversation with Kevin Krueger from WGTS in Washington, D.C.
Listen to Laura’s interview with Dwight Lehnhoff as she tells stories from Love Let Go.
An excerpt from the book is the magazine’s cover article for its April 12 issue, in time for Holy Week. « read more »
“Love Let Go shares the true and transformational story of how God used the church to turn the idea of tithing on its head…” Read the full review from Christian Booksellers Association (p. 34) « read more »
Byron Borger of Hearts & Minds books recently reviewed Love Let Go: “This is a counter-cultural story that needs to be known, but it is also a rich study of the psychology of giving, the nature of living abundant lives within a culture that promotes scarcity, and the plausibility of being Christ-like in a world like ours. One of the best books of the year, I’m sure.”