A Review of Invited, a Book that Explores Hospitality

As author Leslie Verner contends, hospitality is about keeping it real.

In her book Invited, Leslie Verner offers many provocative answers to the question, “what is hospitality?” A self-described goer who is learning to stay, Verner defends hospitality as a Biblical command. According to Verner, hospitality is for everyone, and it involves “unearthing people’s stories.” Hospitality is not only playing host, but it also honors others when we depend on them as their guest. Hospitality is even “the marrow of community, the life source that…