books to note
Books by UU authors
by Kenneth Sutton
The Perfect Wrong Note: Learning to Trust Your Musical Self. By William Westney. Amadeus Press, 2003; $24.95 . The author, a concert pianist, aims to help music students recover the joy and enthusiasm with which young children approach music. A member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Lubbock, Texas, Westney is a professor of piano and artist in residence at Texas Tech University.
Beyond the Collection Plate: Overcoming Obstacles to Faithful Giving. By Michael Durall. Abingdon Press, 2003 ; $16. The author, a church stewardship consultant, is a member of the First Church in Belmont, Massachusetts.Our Covenant: The Lay and Liberal Doctrine of the Church: The Spirit and Promise of Our Covenant. By Alice Blair Wesley. Meadville Lombard Press, 2002 ; $12.95. Available from the UUA Bookstore ( 800-215-9076 ). The Rev. Alice Blair Wesley delivered these six Minns lectures in the 2000 – 2001 church year on the origins and varying practices of the covenantal basis for Unitarian Universalist congregational polity.