cover image Places Along the Way

Places Along the Way

Martin E. Marty. Augsburg Fortress Publishers, $17.99 (112pp) ISBN 978-0-8066-2746-5

This Marty father-and-son act is a don't-miss. The senior Marty, who has been challenging readers for years with concise commentary on religion and society, turns reflective in a book specifically structured for Lent. The theme is pilgrimage-physical and spiritual-and the 47 meditations (one for each day of Lent plus each of the season's Sundays) usher one from chaos/ creation to Galilee/resurrection. Son Micah's photographic artistry enhances the journey with pictures of these ``places along the way.'' Handsomely produced on high-gloss paper, Places is a charming and appropriate gift for oneself, a friend or a parish library. Illustrations.