This first book by Donal Miller is a series of chapters that tackle categories in Christian living. After reading a specific chapter on tithing, it had me convinced that this was my missing link with God and my financial troubles. Mr. Miller delievers his advice in a way unlike other Christian writers. He remains human in his talk about drugs, alcohol, and dealing with lust. However, he reminds us that life as a Christian is a life based on love, and as long as we try, God takes note. This book really moved me like the title would suggest. Blue Like Jazz refers to how you can dislike something, but if you see someone who does it with passion, you will love it too. [For example, jazz music and it's influence on the soul and the heartfelt way jazz music is permormed and written.] It also tackles worship and wonder of God, love of others, and love of self. Donal Miller is an extremely intelligant man, and his writings are easy to follow.