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Sunday September 30 is the birthday of Ta-Nehisi Coates, one of greatest nonfiction writers of our day!

 Whether you love or loathe his work, it’s hard to argue that he is one of the most thought-provoking essayists writing today. 

His atheistic naturalism, for instance, challenges us as Christians to take the Incarnation, and our bodies, more seriously.

In honor of his birthday, we offer the following list of eight of Coates’s finest essays from THE ATLANTIC!

 

Letter to My Son

An excerpt from [easyazon_link identifier=”0812993543″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Between the World and Me[/easyazon_link]
Published: July 4. 2015

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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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[easyazon_link identifier=”0399590560″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy[/easyazon_link]

Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

*** Read a review from The NY Times

 

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Ta-Nehisi Coates, Robert Putnam, Azar Nafisi, MORE)

Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader
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[easyazon_link identifier=”B00SEFAIRI” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Between the World and Me[/easyazon_link]

Ta-Nehisi Coates
*** $5.99 ***

This 2015 National Book Award winner
is essential reading!

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The work of social critics is vital for the health and flourishing of the church, because they remind us of the brokenness of the world and challenge us to imagine new and more healthy ways of sharing life together.

Here are ten social critics whose work has been particularly helpful for me in trying to discern how to live faithfully in the twenty-first century. With each critic, I’ve included an excerpt that will serve as an introduction to that writer’s work.

 

Wendell Berry

A Kentucky farmer and writer, Berry’s work challenges us to live peacefully within the created created and to find ways to vitalize our local communities.

*** [easyazon_link keywords=”Wendell Berry” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Books by Wendell Berry[/easyazon_link]

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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Hardback: Spiegel and Grau, 2015
Buy now:  [ [easyazon_link asin=”0812993543″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Amazon[/easyazon_link] ]  [ [easyazon_link asin=”B00SEFAIRI” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Kindle[/easyazon_link] ]

This book is a deep lament, a unflinching account of the Black experience in the United States, an account of all the ways that Black lives and Black bodies have not mattered throughout American history. Watch for my review (a joint review with [easyazon_link asin=”0830836942″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Soong Chan Rah’s new book Prophetic Lament[/easyazon_link]) in our next print issue.

I’ve been listening to the audiobook edition, which is read by the author.  I highly recommend listening to it in his voice.
*** Get the audiobook for FREE
(with a free 30-day trial of Audible.com )

Here is a brief video with the author discussing the book…

 
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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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[easyazon_link asin=”0812993543″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Between the World and Me[/easyazon_link]

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Read an essay on this book from NEW YORK magazine

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