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[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”0190885203″ locale=”US” src=”http://englewoodreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/41b5rqnGcL.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”235″]Jana Riess’s new book on Millennials in the LDS church, is a helpful book, that is pertinent for understanding this generation in most religious communities:
 

The Next Mormons:
How Millennials Are Changing
the LDS Church

Jana Riess

Hardback: Oxford UP, 2019
Buy Now: [ [easyazon_link identifier=”0190885203″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Amazon[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B07MTGMC7K” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Kindle[/easyazon_link] ]
 
 

Listen to this podcast in which Riess introduces and overviews the book:

 
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Part Two of our Lent Book Conversation!

 
We are reading:

The Sabbath
Abraham Joshua Heschel

Buy Now: [ Amazon ]  [  Kindle ]
 
 
*** It’s not too late to join in!
 
 

PART TWO

<<<<< PART ONE
(If you are running behind, you are still welcome
to contribute the previous conversation)

 
Reading:  Chapters I and II (pages 12-33)
 
Facilitator: Katy Drage Lines
Katy compiled the following discussion questions, and will be facilitating our conversation in the comments below.
 
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[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”250″ identifier=”1587434113″ locale=”US” src=”http://englewoodreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/41n5tbDUQ1L.jpg” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”162″]Brazos Press just released a series of video clips that introduce ERB editor Chris Smith’s soon-to-be-released book:
 

How the Body of Christ Talks:
Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church

Paperback: Brazos Press, April 2019.
Pre-order now: [ Amazon ]
 
 

Watch the trailer video that overviews the book:

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Holy Envy:
Finding God in
the Faith Of Others

 
Barbara Brown Taylor

Hardback: HarperOne, 2019
Buy Now:
[ [easyazon_link identifier=”0062406566″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Amazon[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B071DSP2D5″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Kindle[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B07N8FGZ89″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Audible[/easyazon_link] ]
[ Hearts & Minds Books ]

 
 
 

Listen to this interview with Terry Gross of Fresh Air…

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Part One of our Lent Book Conversation!

 
We are reading:

The Sabbath
Abraham Joshua Heschel

Buy Now: [ Amazon ]  [  Kindle ]
 
 
*** It’s not too late to join in!
 
 

PART ONE

Reading:  Introduction (by Susanah Heschel)  and Prologue (pages i – 11)
 
Facilitator: Susan Adams
Susan compiled the following discussion questions, and will be facilitating our conversation in the comments below.
 
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The Sabbath
 
Abraham Joshua Heschel

 
Buy Now:  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”0374529752″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Amazon[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B005KJVV3G” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Kindle[/easyazon_link] ]
 
 
Our first set of discussion questions, which will cover the introduction (by Heschel’s daughter Susannah) and the prologue, will be posted on Thursday of this week. 
 
You can prepare for this conversation by reading the above passage. ( If you have an older edition of the book, it may not include the introduction, but you can read that online here). For background on Heschel’s life and work, you might want to watch these video clips.
 
Hoping that you will join with us in this conversation!

 

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The Good Immigrant:
26 Writers Reflect on America
Nikesh Shukla and
Chimene Suleyman, Eds.

Hardback: Little, Brown and Co., 2019.
Buy Now: [ [easyazon_link identifier=”031652428X” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Amazon[/easyazon_link] ] [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B07D6MLYH1″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Kindle[/easyazon_link] ]

 
 
Listen to this great NPR interview about this book…
 
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Digital Minimalism:
Choosing a Focused Life
in a Noisy World

 
Cal Newport

 
Hardback: Portfolio, 2019.
Buy Now:
[ [easyazon_link identifier=”0525536515″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Amazon[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B07DBRBP7G” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Kindle[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B07LGDY5PC” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Audible[/easyazon_link] ]

 

Listen to to this interview from public radio station WNYC…

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Lost Children Archive:
A Novel

Valeria Luiselli

Hardback: Knopf, 2018
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[ [easyazon_link identifier=”0525520619″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Amazon[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B07D23HK9F” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Kindle[/easyazon_link] ] [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B07N8CFQB6″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Audible[/easyazon_link] ]

 
 

Listen to an interview that the author did with public radio station WNYC…

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In the last month, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing Jemar Tisby, and then this week attending a talk he gave at a local university… 

Jemar Tisby is a historian and author of the new book The Color of Compromise: The Truth about The American Church’s Complicity in Racism. [ READ our review ]  As the way forward toward a culture of anti-racism, Tisby suggests the course defined by the acronym ARC: Becoming AWARE; Fostering deep interracial RELATIONSHIPS; and COMMITTING to act against the forces of racism. 

Following Tisby’s rubric, here are some books that will help raise our awareness, and orient us into committed patterns of action:

[ Awareness of the History of Racism ] 
[ Awareness of Black Theology ]
[ White Authors Explain White Privilege ]
[ Vision for Anti-racist Action ]
 
 

Awareness of the History of Racism

 
 

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The Definitive History
of Racist Ideas
in America [/easyazon_link]
 
 
Ibrahim Kendi

 
 
 
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