News: Midweek Recap /Bargain Books [Vol. 3, #23]

June 18, 2010


We  have recently made a slight change to our format and the reviews, excerpts, poems, etc. of our Midweek update will be posted to “pages” on the ERB website, and announced via social media.  If you’re a “first-to-know” sort of person, you can get these updates when they first come out in one of two ways:

Otherwise, in our regular issue each Friday, we will recap the content of our midweek update.  For instance, this week’s update included:

In our continuing effort to fund the publication and free distribution of The Englewood Review, we are going to be collaborating more intentionally with Christian Book Distributors. Primarily, we will be offering you the opportunity to buy bargain books from CBD that we think of are interest. Buying books this way is a win / win / win proposition. You get great books for a great price, CBD gets the sale and we get an excellent referral fee from CBD.

This week’s bargain books on the theme
Poetry (Click to learn more/purchase):

67048: Dietrich Bonhoeffer"s Prison Poems Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Prison Poems

By Edited by Edwin Robertson / Zondervan

$6.99 – Save 53%!!!

From his prison cell where he awaited execution for conspiring to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Bonhoeffer wrote ten powerful poems, charged with the white-hot emotions and disarming candor of a man who lived and ultimately died by the truth.Here, laid bare with moving eloquence, is the soul of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, twentieth-century martyr. And here is a celebration of life, faith, and hope, and of a victory that even the final enemy, death, cannot quench.

14537: Sonnets Sonnets

By William Shakespeare / Penguin Classics


The general editors of the new series of forty volumes–the renowned Shakespeareans Stephen Orgel of Stanford University and A. R. Braunmuller of UCLA–have assembled a team of six eminent scholars who have, along with the general editors themselves, prepared new introductions and notes to all of Shakespeare’s plays and poems. Redesigned in an easy-to-read format that preserves the favorite features of the original, including an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare, an introduction to the individual play, and a note on the text used. This is an excellent resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals. 164 pages, softcover from Penguin Books.

225071: Resources for Preaching and Worship-Year A: Quotations, Meditations, Poetry, and Prayers Resources for Preaching and Worship-Year A: Quotations, Meditations, Poetry, and Prayers

By Westminster John Knox Press

$2.99 – Save 90%!!!

This is the third volume published in a three-volume set of lectionary resources, providing preachers and worship leaders of all denominations a host of written material for worship and reflection. Designed to complement the three volumes in WJK’s acclaimed Texts for Preaching, this book weaves together a rich tapestry of quotations, meditations, poems, and prayers. With material from both classic and contemporary spiritual writings, Resources for Preaching and Worship compliments the lectionary readings for Sundays and important festival days in the church’s year. Includes biblical and thematic texts.