What I like best about “The Mission Rules” and a few other books that deal with the mission experience (Coke Newell’s “On the Road to Heaven” and Douglas Thayer’s “The Tree House,” both from Zarahemla Books, are other novels worth reading) is how positive and ultimately faith-affirming a mission experience can be when it isn’t lathered up with an excess of faux spirituality.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Did you know there is an entire genre of Mormon literature? Usually such books are about Mormon culture. Sometimes Mormon doctrine. I've heard of some new ones you may be interested in. They're about LDS missions. Check it out if you're interested. The link is to a review of one of them, mentioning some other titles in passing. This may give you some idea: