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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

  

Louisiana’s Way Home 

Kate DiCamillo

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Enter to win a peace / reconciliation summer reading package of galleys of these three recent books!

 

One lucky winner will be chosen to receive a summer reading package that includes galleys of these recent books by Stanley Hauerwas, Gandhi, Jon Huckins, and Jer Swigart.

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Prize Package includes these galleys:

 

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This week marked the 70th anniversary of Gandhi’s assassination. 

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.
 

1)   An Autobiography or The Story of My Experiments with Truth: A Critical Edition

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

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The Church of Mercy

by Pope Francis

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On the anniversary of Gandhi’s death, I thought I would post my recent review of

Gandhi’s Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading
Isabel Hofmeyr

Hardback:  Oxford UP, 2013
Buy now:   [ Amazon ]   [ Kindle ]
 

[ FREE Ebook of Gandhi’s
FREEDOM’S BATTLE
]

 
 
This review originally appeared on the Books And Culture website, and was later shared on Andrew Sullivan’s The Dish.

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Through Sunday August 4th, Amazon is running a huge sale on ebooks.

 

Over 500 ebooks have been marked down, with savings of up to 88%!!!

 

You can browse the full list here: http://amzn.to/BigDeal-July2013

 

CLICK HERE to jump right into the Religion/Spirituality section

 

HOWEVER, if you don’t have the time or desire to browse the full collection, we have picked 10 essential ebooks that you should own and read:


1) Girl Meets God: On the Path to a Spiritual Life – Lauren Winner
$2.51

2) Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church – N.T. Wright
$1.99
3) Radical Integrity: The Story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Michael van Dyke
$1.99

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10 Recommended Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!

Prices on these ebooks should not change before Feb 28, 2013.
But to be on the safe side, please refresh the Amazon page before ordering…

 

(NOTE: Prices listed may or may be not be valid outside the United States… Sorry!)

 

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1) The Maytrees: A Novel by Annie Dillard – $2.99

 

2) My Life with the Saints by James Martin, S.J. – $3.99

 

3) Gandhi’s Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi by Stanley Wolpert – $1.99

 

4) Fear and Trembling by Soren Kierkegaard – $0.99
(Recommended in Ragan Sutterfield’s recent post in our Writers on the Classics series!)
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Gandhi 1929Today marks the 65th anniversary of the death of Mohandas K. Gandhi (born 1869)…

And in commemoration, we are offering a free download of an ebook edition of his book FREEDOM’S BATTLE, which is an early outline of the (non-violent) struggle against colonialism in India.

One of the books that I’m most anticipating this spring is Gandhi’s Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading by Isabel Hofmeyr (Harvard UP, March).  Hofmeyr recently gave a talk related to the book at Harvard, which you can watch online.  And one of the works that she focuses on in the talk, Gandhi’s Indian Home Rule is also available as a free ebookRead our recent review of Gandhi and the Unspeakable by James Douglass.

*** Other Books about Gandhi

In remembrance of Gandhi’s life, we are pleased to offer this free ebook…

Download a FREE ebook of

Freedom’s Battle
by Mohandas K. Gandhi

[available in a variety of ebook formats –Kindle, epub for Nook, etc. — from Project Gutenberg ]

 

Those of us who follow Christ would do well to meditate on the teaching and example of our Lord, who for the joy set before him ultimately suffered and died out of love for his enemies. For Gandhi, the cross-shaped life and death of Jesus provided a formative example to follow, and the world was never the same because of it. But for those who have died with Christ and have been raised with him, we have more than an example to guide us; we have the gift of resurrection life itself. I pray that we, by the grace of God, would look more and more like our Jesus every day.

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