Kerry's books on spirituality, philosophy, the ethics of diet, and history have been favorably reviewed in both academic and popular journals, including The Nation, The London Times Review of Books, Boston Book Review, Theological Studies, Literary Studies, American Literature, The Humanist, and Hypatia.
Here's a sampling of the reviews.
Merciful Meekness: Selected by Spirituality and Health
magazine as one of the "50 Best Books on Spirituality for
2005." Kerry talks about the book here.
Soul Wilderness: "This is real food for a hungry time." Richard Rohr, OFM, Center for Action & Contemplation
Godlust: "This book is an astute analysis and warrants prayerful consideration." Theological Studies
Ethical Vegetarianism: "...thought-provoking..." Boston Book Review
Rufus Jones: Essential Writings: "...a superbly edited collection." Parker J. Palmer, author
Benjamin Franklin and His Gods: "...accomplishes a nearly impossible task...Walters offers an excellent analysis of Franklin's sometimes contradictory writings on religious faith." American Literature
Spirituality of the Handmaid: "Kerry Walters has given the religious seeker a profound and practical guide to the art of prayer." Morton Kelsey, author
Jacob's Hip: "This beautifully written meditation on insecurity, vulnerability and weakness is ultimately a summons to faith and trust, with all their political implications." John Dear, S.J., author and peace activist
Atheism: A Guide for the Perplexed: "a model of significant and informed intellectual exchange." John F. Haught, Senior Fellow, Science & Religion, Georgetown University.
Revolutionary Deists: Early America's Rational Infidels. Named a "Choice Outstanding Academic
Blessed Peacemakers: 365 Extraordinary People Who Changed the World: "quite astonishing in its breadth and depth." Helen Caldicott, Founding President of Physicians for Social Responsibility
The Art of Dying and Living. 2012 Nautilus Gold Award.
"A moving and important book." James Martin, SJ, author
Critical Edition of Thomas Paine's The Age of Reason.
"There are many editions of The Age of Reason. Kerry
Walters's is the best." Bruce Kuklick, University of