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 Apart, No 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.