June 6, earlier this week, marked Global Running Day!
Here are our 25 favorite running books…
Divided into these four genres…
These are not necessarily the best books, or the newest ones, just ones that I frequently heard people talking about (or whose authors they were talking about). Many other books that were featured at the Festival will be covered here on our website or in our print magazine over the coming months.
The Church has much to learn from Gandhi’s life and teachings. In remembrance, we offer this brief introductory reading guide for Christians.
We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and we offer a brief explanation of why each book was included. We’ve included excerpts of most the books via Google Books.
You still have a few days before Christmas to get these books from your local bookseller (or from Amazon)…
Most of these books are short and easy to read in one sitting!
The biblical story of the Nativity is one about faith, love–and a miracle. With illustrations that are enchanting and unexpected, Julie Vivas reveals the human side to Mary’s story, beautifully imagining the Angel Gabriel delivering the news to her, the exhausting journey with Joseph to Bethlehem, and at last the deliverance of the baby Jesus.
Hardback: The Penguin Press, 2017.
Buy Now: [ Amazon ]
Reviewed by Jonathan Homrighausen
Every book tells a story. At first glance this is obvious: books hold words that can fashion imagined worlds in the minds of its readers. But add another dimension: the stories told by every individual physical book. If there is an “ex libris” in the front, whose was it? Were its owners significant? If it is dirty and ragged, what trials did it endure?
( PLUS, one bonus classic, that is worth giving in any year…)
* broadly interpreted, including ethics, church history, biblical studies, and other areas that intersect with theology
(In order, leading up to the most anticipated.)
*** Be sure to read (or re-read) the book before you see the movie!
Releases: May 19. Director: Stella Meghie
Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose
The Pulitzer Prizes and Fellowships, established in Columbia University by the will of the first Joseph Pulitzer, are awarded by the university on the recommendation of The Pulitzer Prize Board.
Here are the winners in the Letters & Drama category…
(Some of which have been featured here over the last year)
Looking for a book to read?
These books are well worth your time…
In honor of the occasion, here are five essential books for understanding the artist, his faith and his work…