Archives For *Excerpts*


One of this week’s most anticipated books is the final novel from the late novelist, Kent Haruf:

Our Souls at Night: A Novel
Kent Haruf

Hardback: Knopf, 2015
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An excerpt from Margot Starbuck’s new book

Small Things With Great Love:
Adventures in Loving Your Neighbor.

Paperback: IVP/Likewise, 2012.
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Watch for Karen Beattie’s review of this book in our next print issue, which will be mailed next week.  Not a subscriber?  Click here to subscribe

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An excerpt from

Awaken Your Senses:
Exercises for Exploring The Wonder of God

Brent Bill and Beth Booram
Paperback:  IVP Books, 2012.
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Watch for our review in our next quarterly print issue…

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An Excerpt from

The Cost of Community:
Jesus, St. Francis and Life in the Kingdom

by Jamie Arpin-Ricci
Paperback: IVP / Likewise, 2011.
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An excerpt from

Seeing Trees:
Discovering the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees
Nancy Ross Hugo.  Photos by Robert Llewellyn.
Hardback: Timber Press, 2011.
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An excerpt from

Making Healthy Places:
Designing and Building for Health, Well-being, and Sustainability.

Dannenberg, Jackson and Frumkin, eds.
Paperback: Island Press, 2011.
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“Aesthetics and Social Transformation”

An Excerpt from

Poetic Theology:
God and the Poetics of Everyday Life
William Dyrness.
Paperback: Eerdmans, 2011.
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An excerpt from

Caleb’s Crossing: A Novel.
Geraldine Brooks.
Hardback: Viking Books, 2011.
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An excerpt from

Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist:
Unlocking the Secrets of The Last Supper
Brant Pitre.
Hardback: Doubleday Religion, 2011.
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In anticipation of the upcoming conference on the church and immigration, No Longer Strangers, that we will be hosting, with Danny Carroll as our speaker,  here is an excerpt of his book:

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Christians at the Border:
Immigration, the Church and the Bible
Daniel Carroll R.
Paperback: Baker, 2008.
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