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In honor of Women’s History Month, here is our recommended list of living women poets that you should be reading and talking about. We read everything we can get our hands on by these poets, and will continue to read and review their work.


See also:

Ten Important Women Theologians

These poets are arranged in alphabetical order by their last names… 

Elizabeth Alexander

Elizabeth Alexander is an American poet, essayist, playwright, and the president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation since 2018. Periviosly she was a professor for 15 years at Yale University, where she taught poetry and chaired the African American Studies department.(via Wikipedia)

Books by Elizabeth Alexander

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[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”333″ identifier=”0998904147″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”230″]This is a fascinating new book…

What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia 
Elizabeth Catte

Paperback: Belt Publishing, 2018
Buy Now: [ [easyazon_link identifier=”0998904147″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Amazon[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link identifier=”B077T8F9M3″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Kindle[/easyazon_link] ]

“Many journalists and pundits refer to J.D. Vance’s memoir Hillbilly Elegy for a better understanding of the people who live in the Appalachia region. That doesn’t sit well with historian Elizabeth Catte, so she wrote her rebuttal in What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia.”

Listen to an NPR interview with the author:

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Taking a road trip over the holidays?
Take one of the year’s best audiobooks
with you to listen to on your way!

While these audiobooks are available through Audible-dot-com, we encourage you to check for them at your local library, where you may be able to listen to them for FREE!



An Audible-dot-com subscription makes a great gift for you or a loved one!



Here are our picks for the best audiobooks of 2017
(Eugene Peterson, Christena Cleveland, Neil Gaiman, Brene Brown, MORE)

(Counting down to the #1 audiobook of the year)
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[easyazon_image align=”left” height=”200″ identifier=”B074PBZZ35″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”douloschristo-20″ width=”200″]This new book is one of the week’s best new releases.

Whole: Restoring What Is Broken in Me, You, and the Entire World
Steve Wiens

NavPress, 2017.
Buy Now:
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Listen to the audiobook recording of this new book’s first chapter!!!

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Tomorrow (Sept. 17) is the Feast Day of Hildegard of Bingen.

St. Hildegard was not only a prominent mystic and theologian, she also was a composer.  Her works are reminiscent of the tradition of Gregorian chant, and will appeal to those who appreciate medieval chants.

Here are four albums that introduce her music:

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Greil Marcus

Noted Rock critic Greil Marcus has just released a new book, [easyazon_link asin=”0300187378″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs[/easyazon_link] (Yale UP).

For your listening pleasure, we are delighted to feature here the 10 songs covered in this new book. For a complete explanation of why he chose these songs, you will have to [easyazon_link asin=”0300187378″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]buy the book[/easyazon_link]!

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Hope you enjoy these recordings!

#1 – Shake Some Action – The Flamin’ Groovies 
[ Buy MP3 – 99c ]

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Willie Jennings

Here is the first of the audio recordings from the Slow Church Conference that we hosted last week here at Englewood Christian Church.

Our aim for the conference was to foster conversation around the work of several key theologians whose work inspired the [easyazon-link asin=”0830841148″ locale=”us”]Slow Church book[/easyazon-link] that John Pattison and I wrote.

[ Download a FREE sampler of the SLOW CHURCH book here… ]

Willie Jennings is Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School.

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C.S. Lewis

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the death of C.S. Lewis…

C.S. Lewis’s first published book, a collection of poems entitled Spirits in Bondage, is in the public domain and has been released as a superb (and FREE) audiobook.

We are pleased today to offer this audiobook today for you to stream or download:
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As our Advent gift to you, we will be uploading the audio recordings from the main sessions of the “A Rooted People: Church, Place and Agriculture in an Urban World” conference. (Click here for the conference website and more info on the conference).

Click for previous installments in this series:
[ Part #1 – Ragan Sutterfield / Fred Bahnson ]
[ Part #2 – Martin Price / Sean Gladding ]
[ Part #3 – Claudio Oliver / Martin Price ]

Talk #7 –Saturday  Afternoon Keynote.
“The 2050 Scenario—Peak Oil, Peak Food, Peak… Church?” – Fred Bahnson
Fred is a writer and co-founder of Anathoth Community Garden.