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Charles Dickens

This is the latest post in a series that will, in effect, create a library of classics that are available as free ebooks.

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As tomorrow is the birthday of Charles Dickens, we focus here on the best of his works. We have selected the following books as recommended reading.

 

We are encouraging our readers to mix up their reading habits, and read (or re-read) classics in addition to new books, such as the ones we review here in the ERB.

Broadly speaking, a classic is any book that is not a new book, or in other words that is worth reading five, ten or even one hundred years after its initial publication. ERB Editor Chris Smith has an article on The Huffington Post website arguing for reading a mix of classics and new books.

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Christmas

Ten Classic Christmas Stories that are available as FREE ebooks! By authors such as Charles Dickens, LM Montgomery, L. Frank Baum (creator of Oz), George MacDonald, and MORE!

These ebooks are available for pretty much any e-reading device…

Load up your e-reader today with some of these classics and read these stories aloud throughout the holiday season!

 
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By Henry Van Dyke

CLICK HERE to download in non-Kindle Formats… (via Project Gutenberg)

 


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Practical Theology

This is the latest post in a series that will, in effect, create a library of classics that are available as free ebooks.

Check out the full library to date here….

This week we focus on works of practical theology from the early twentieth century. We have selected the following books as recommended reading.

 

We are encouraging our readers to mix up their reading habits, and read (or re-read) classics in addition to new books, such as the ones we review here in the ERB.

Broadly speaking, a classic is any book that is not a new book, or in other words that is worth reading five, ten or even one hundred years after its initial publication. ERB Editor Chris Smith has an article on The Huffington Post website arguing for reading a mix of classics and new books.

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George MacDonald

This is the latest post in a series that will, in effect, create a library of classics that are available as free ebooks.
 
Check out the full library to date here….

This week we focus on the works of Scottish writer George MacDonald, whose work influenced C.S. Lewis and others. We have selected the following books as recommended reading.

 

We are encouraging our readers to mix up their reading habits, and read (or re-read) classics in addition to new books, such as the ones we review here in the ERB.

Broadly speaking, a classic is any book that is not a new book, or in other words that is worth reading five, ten or even one hundred years after its initial publication. ERB Editor Chris Smith has an article on The Huffington Post website arguing for reading a mix of classics and new books.

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Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.”
– George MacDonald,
who died on this date, 1905
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Poem of the Day:
Galileo
George Macdonald

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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
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by George Macdonald
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The Wake Up Call – September 18, 2014

“In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.”
– Leo Tolstoy
who was born on this day, 1828 
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Poem of the Day:
Autumn
by Rainer Maria Rilke  [ Tweet this ]
*** One of 5 Classic Autumn Poems

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
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by Hugh Halter

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The Wake Up Call – September 9, 2014

 

Early Modern Philosophy

This is the latest post in a series that will, in effect, create a library of classics that are available as free ebooks.

Check out the full library to date here….

This week we focus on Early Modern Philosophy. We have selected the following books as recommended reading.

We are encouraging our readers to mix up their reading habits, and read (or re-read) classics in addition to new books, such as the ones we review here in the ERB.

Broadly speaking, a classic is any book that is not a new book, or in other words that is worth reading five, ten or even one hundred years after its initial publication. ERB Editor Chris Smith has an article on The Huffington Post website arguing for reading a mix of classics and new books.


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Here are 5 Free Ebooks for Kindle that are worth checking out:

These were taken from Amazon’s Kindle Bestsellers List.

For most of these, I have no idea when (or if) the book will cease to be free…

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By Greg Paul

Greg Paul believes that the rich, the impoverished, and everyone in between can learn much from each other if they’re willing to walk together. Join Greg as he takes a look at a remarkable paradox, where the poor can miss their blessedness while the wealthy overlook their own desperate needs, and reveals why God has always called the wealthy and powerful to care for people who are poor or excluded.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

July 28 marks the birthday of the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Reverend Father Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. (28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889) was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets. His experimental explorations in prosody (especially sprung rhythm) and his use of imagery established him as a daring innovator in a period of largely traditional verse. (Wikipedia).

The primary collection of Hopkins’s poems
is available as a FREE ebook:

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Here are 5 of my favorite of Hopkins’s poems:

 
 

God’s Grandeur

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Medieval Christianity

This is the latest post in a series that will, in effect, create a library of classics that are available as free ebooks.

Check out the full library to date here….

This week we focus on Medieval Christianity. We have selected the following books as recommended reading.

We are encouraging our readers to mix up their reading habits, and read (or re-read) classics in addition to new books, such as the ones we review here in the ERB.

Broadly speaking, a classic is any book that is not a new book, or in other words that is worth reading five, ten or even one hundred years after its initial publication. ERB Editor Chris Smith has an article on The Huffington Post website arguing for reading a mix of classics and new books.


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