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We especially love their interviews with authors.
Here is a Top 10 list of our favorite NPR author interviews of 2018…
*** Watch for our review of this book
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this week’s best new book releases is:
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This book is essential reading for anyone who has the privilege of introducing young people to the wonders of language, and especially those who work with children under the age of 10.
A Response to
CHRISTIANITY TODAY’s Review
(by Tim Muehlhoff ) of Jonathan Merritt’s New Book
Learning to Speak God from Scratch:
Why Sacred Words Are Vanishing
–and How We Can Revive Them
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This reflection was
originally posted on the writer’s blog,
and is reprinted here with her permission.
I’ve been getting my mind in gear to teach my general education communication classes that start in just over a week. And so when I read a recent Christianity Today review that’s in my wheelhouse—I’m a communication scholar, after all, and it’s a review by a communication scholar (Tim Muehlhoff) of a recent book about sacred language by Jonathan Merritt—my mind turned to an important distinction that pops up in Chapter 1 of the interpersonal communication textbook I teach.