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Yesterday marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Henry David Thoreau.
Here are five of the most relevant and compelling passages from this work:
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1) To Walk is to Saunter
Heretics!: The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy
Ben Nadler / Steven Nadler
Read the Introduction to this book, and an excerpt of it…
(via Google Books)
This trilogy is a unique mix of memoir, social criticism, and biblical meditation. Though originally published in the 1980s, it is strikingly timely today!
This new edition features a foreword by Rachel Held Evans
(Each volume contains the same foreword)
“I came to the Genesis Trilogy, as I came to A Wrinkle in Time — like a child. Frightened. Fledgling. Longing for a good story. L’Engle’s words, lovingly, patiently took me back to the Source.”
– Rachel Held Evans
One of this week’s best new book releases is:
Mother Tongue: How Our Heritage Shapes Our Story
READ AN EXCERPT
via Google Books
Here is a snippet from an interview I did with Leonard Sweet for RELEVANT magazine…
( Will appear in the May/June 2017 issue )
TODAY marks the anniversary of the 1970 death of philosopher Bertrand Russell…
Russell, a committed atheist, was the author of Why I Am Not a Christian. This excerpt, however, is strikingly pertinent in our day of “alternative facts,” in which truth has little relevance. It is worth taking the time to read!
Free Thought and Official Propaganda
Conway Memorial Lecture
Delivered March 24, 1922
The Way of the Dragon or The Way of the Lamb: Searching for Jesus’ Path of Power in a Church that Has Abandoned It
Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin
*** Read ERB editor Chris Smith’s
brief review of this book
Letters on the Spiritual Life
Read the editor’s preface to this collection, and Brene Brown’s foreword:
One of this fall’s best theology books is:
How Fixing the World
is Killing the Church
By John Nugent
This is a provocative book that asks vital questions about how the church should live in the world, and how we bear witness to the good news of Jesus.
Watch an introductory video
and read an excerpt of the book:
*** ALSO, we are planning to do a month-long read-a-long discussion of this book in November, so get a copy and start reading now!