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What We're Reading - Issue 1 (Fall 2013)

Discover the reading habits of PTS faculty and staff.

Dr. Katharine Doob Sakenfeld

William Albright Eisenberger Professor Emerita of Old Testament

• Loves to read mid-to-late evening, if only a few pages.

• Uses her Kindle to reread the novels she read in college.

• Gets recommendations from faculty colleagues’ syllabi and the monthly thematic displays of the Mercer County Library System.

• Recently read The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga; Things Fall ApartNo Longer at Ease, and Arrow of God, by Chinua Achebe; South from the Limpopo: Travels through South Africa, by Dervla Murphy; and The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, by Alexander McCall Smith.

• Appreciates the way depiction of life in these novels helps her to reflect on biblical ceremonies and practices.