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Today marks the anniversary of the death of Clarence Jordan.

This brief video with Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a good intro to his life…

The Cotton Patch Gospel: Complete Collection
By Clarence Jordan

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Cotton Patch Rebel: The Story of Clarence Jordan
By Ann Trousdale

Read an excerpt on Google Books
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Dec 10: Apparently this sale is now over… Sorry!


Paraclete Press is currently running an ebook sale with a bunch of titles on sale for 99c or $2.99!!

*** Browse the full sale here ***

Here are twelve essential titles that are featured in the sale:


The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture

By Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove


*** Our 2010 Book of the Year!

Strangers to the City: Reflections on the Beliefs and Values of the Rule of Saint Benedict

By Michael Casey

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Earlier this week we announced that Zondervan had announced a huge Kindle ebook sale, hundreds of titles at 50% or more off!!!

In our first post, we picked 10 recommended titles that were on sale for $3.99 or less, from authors like Shane Claiborne and Scot McKnight. However, we’ve dug a little deeper and found another 10 books that are highly recommended (including a couple great 99c bargains from other publishers).

You can click below to browse the full sale, but we have picked ten essential titles below that will be of interest to many of our readers, from authors such as David Dark, Greg Boyd, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Lisa Sharon Harper and Margaret Feinberg.

[ Browse the full sale ]

10 More Essential Titles from Zondervan’s Kindle Ebook Sale:


The Sacredness of Questioning Everything
** Our 2009 Book of the Year **


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By David Dark

Scouting the Divine: My Search for God in Wine, Wool, and Wild Honey


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By Margaret Feinberg

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Everything comes out in blues music: joy, pain, struggle. Blues is affirmation with absolute elegance.”
– Wynton Marsalis,
Jazz Musician,
who was born on this date, 1961
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Poem of the Day:
– Marjorie Maddox,
from our new 3 poems feature.
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
The Awakening of Hope.
By Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove.

ONLY $2.99!!!      [ Tweet this ]

*** NOTE: This stated price is for the United States. Unfortunately, this offer may or may not be available in other countries. Sorry!
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The Wake Up Call – October 18, 2014


Zondervan has just announced a huge Kindle ebook sale, hundreds of titles at 50% or more off!!!

You can click below to browse the full sale, but we have picked ten essential titles below that will be of interest to many of our readers, from authors such as Scot McKnight, Shane Claiborne, Catlhleen Falsani and Robert Webber.

Browse the full sale ]

10 Essential Titles from Zondervan’s Kindle Ebook Sale:

Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals


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By Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Enuma Okoro


The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical


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By Shane Claiborne

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CCDA 2014

Are you going to the CCDA 2014 Conference next week?

We will be there and will be running the main conference bookstore, as we have for the past 4 years.  Please do stop by and say hello!

Here are seven new books that we will be featuring in the bookstore!
(All of these books have been released in the last year…)

Most of these authors will also be speaking at the conference. Be sure to attend their sessions.

John Perkins | Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
Lisa Sharon Harper
  | Leroy Barber
Chanequa Walker-Barnes | Slow Church | Eugene Cho

John Perkins

Mobilizing for the Common Good: The Lived Theology of John M. Perkins
(U of Mississippi Press, 2013)


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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove


Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove recently paid a visit to Englewood Christian Church to discuss his latest book:

Strangers At My Door: A True Story of Finding Jesus in Unexpected Guests.

Paperback: Convergent Books, 2013
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Our Latest Book Giveaway…


We’re giving away a set of Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s new book
The Awakening of Hope 
and the accompanying DVD!

[ Watch the Video Trailer for the Book ]


Enter to win a copy of this book/DVD set!
Enter now to win (It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!) :

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Today and Tomorrow are the last two days of the huge sale that Paraclete Press is running on their ebooks.

Over 130 ebooks have been marked down, and most of these are $2.99 or less!!!


Kindle users can browse the full list here:


If you prefer your ebooks in another format, Paraclete has those too: 
ePUB for Nook
or PDF ebooks


HOWEVER, if you don’t have the time or desire to browse the full collection, we have picked 12 essential ebooks that you should own and read:
(Sorry, links below go to Kindle ebooks only…)



1) The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture  – Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove


Our 2010 Book of the Year — [ Read our review… ]

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2) Jesus Creed: Loving God, Loving Others  by Scot McKnight

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3) Mudhouse Sabbath: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline by Lauren Winner

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Jonathan Wilson-HartgroveIn 2013, 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 in 2013.

We’ve asked a number of noted writers to pick the classics that they often return to, and we will be running these lists as a weekly feature on our website through 2013.

This week’s post in the series is by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove.

Writers on the Classics:
[ #1 – Shane Claiborne ] [ Most recent, #3 – Scott Russell Sanders ]

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is the author of many books, including our 2010 Book of the Year The Wisdom of Stability. Jonathan is a member of the Rutba House Christian community in Durham, NC, and most of his writing connects in one way or another with his experience as part of an intentional Christian community. His latest book is The Awakening of Hope, which was mentioned on our Best Books of 2012 list.

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