Of all the books that I read this past year, The Divine Commodity:  Discovering a Faith Beyond Consumer Christianity by Skye Jethani, is the one that has proven to be most memorable.  

Simply put, this is an elegant book.  Jethani leads us through the always relevant topic of the effects of consumerism on faith while making use of the artwork Vincent van Gogh.  It is this use of the van Gogh narrative that makes The Divine Commodity a must read, for it awakens the imagination in ways that few books have.

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