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When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.”
― Dietrich Bonhoeffer,

born on this date, 1906
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The Wake Up Call
 
Poem of the Day:
Who am I?
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation

By Thomas Merton
Only $4.74!!!
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The Wake Up Call – February 4, 2015

 

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You may or may not know that we have recently launched a sister website that features the best deals on the best Kindle ebooks…
(No drowning in seas of self-published drivel or Christian fiction. No dubious theology. Only the best books, just as you expect here at The Englewood Review!)

Since this is a new venture, we encourage you get connected, and to help us spread the word:

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($25 buys a LOT of bargain ebooks…)

Here are five of the very best deals that are currently running on the TCR website:

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Tomorrow, January 31, marks the centennial of the birth of Thomas Merton!

If you are not familiar with Merton, the monk, poet and social activist, I highly recommend starting with his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain.
 

In honor of the occasion,
A number of Merton’s books are on sale for Kindle!
(via our sister site ThriftyChristianReader.com)

 
Here are some of our favorite posts about Merton that have run on our site over recent years:

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Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.”
– Thomas Aquinas
Today is the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas
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The Wake Up Call
 
Poem of the Day:
Friends
William Butler Yeats,
who died on this date, 1939
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
The Intimate Merton: His Life from His Journals

By Thomas Merton
Only $2.99!!!
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The Wake Up Call – January 28, 2015

 

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You may or may not know that we have recently launched a sister website that features the best deals on the best Kindle ebooks…
(No drowning in seas of self-published drivel or Christian fiction.  No dubious theology. Only the best books, just as you expect here at The Englewood Review!)

Since this is a new venture, we encourage you get connected, and to help us spread the word:

Spread the Word About Thrifty Christian Reader
And Be Entered to Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

($25 buys a LOT of bargain ebooks…)

Here are five of the very best deals that are currently running on the TCR website:

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Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the 20th century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn,
who was born on this date in 1918.
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The Wake Up CallPoem of the Day:
Theory of Prayer
by Thomas Merton
Yesterday marked the anniversary of Merton’s death
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*** 3 Poems by Thomas Merton

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
A Cross-Shattered Church: Reclaiming the Theological Heart of Preaching
By Stanley Hauerwas

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The Wake Up Call – December 11, 2014

 

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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Here: A Graphic Novel

By Richard McGuire

Read a review from NPR

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“To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche, who died on this day in 1900   [ Tweet this ]

 
Poem of the Day:
The Appalachian Book of the Dead
Charles Wright
who was born on this day 1935

 
Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
Entering the Silence
(Vol 2 of Journals
– Early Monastic Years)

by Thomas Merton
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The Wake Up Call – August 25, 2014

 

I don’t know how long all of these ebooks will be on sale,
but for the time being they are a great deal, with prices starting at 99c!

Frederick Buechner (Pastor and Novelist)

 The Longing for Home: Reflections at Midlife
Only 99c!!!

 

On the Road with the Archangel: A Novel
Only 99c!!!

 

The Son of Laughter: A Novel
$3.79

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Thomas Merton

Today is the Birthday of Thomas Merton…

In remembrance, here is an appropriate winter poem from the collection

In the Dark Before Dawn:
New Selected Poems of Thomas Merton

Paperback: New Directions, 2005
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