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September 10 marks the Birthday of Jean Vanier, the French philosopher, theologian, and founder of the L’Arche communities

 
In honor of the occasion, we offer a series of brief video clips that introduce Vanier’s life and work…

*** Books by Jean Vanier

God’s Dream for Humanity:

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Today (Aug. 31) marks the birthday of poet Christian Wiman…

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In honor of the occasion, we offer a series of video clips of Wiman reading his poems…

*** Books by Christian Wiman

Rust:

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One of the best new theology books of this month will release next week… 

Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence
Greg Boyd

Paperback: Fortress Press, 2017
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Get a sneak peek of this book in the trailer video…
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These videos do an excellent job
of introducing the new book…

 

To Alter Your World: Partnering with God to Rebirth Our Communities
Michael Frost and Christiana Rice

Paperback: IVP Books, 2017.
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Here’s a great video of Arden Reed introducing the concept of Slow Art, as explored in his new book:
 

Slow Art: The Experience of Looking, Sacred Images to James Turrell
Arden Reed

Hardback: U of California Press, 2017
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Slow Art in the Age of Instant Everything.
Listen to this talk from the Chicago Humanities Festival:

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We are very excited about Ava Duvernay’s new film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel:
 

A Wrinkle in Time

Hardback: FSG Books, 1963
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The film will be released on March 9,2018, but the first trailer for the film was released this week!

*** Read or re-read the novel before the film comes out!

 
 

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Tomorrow (June 2) marks the birthday of philosopher and social critic Cornel West…

In honor of the occasion, we offer a series of our favorite brief video clips featuring West…

*** Books by Cornel West

The Bond of Truth Seeking:

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Yesterday (May 10th) marked the birthday of theologian Karl Barth!

In honor of the occasion we offer the following rare video clips of him discussing theology…

*** Books by Karl Barth ***

 
 

1 – On the Confessing Church

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Watch the book trailer video for one of 
this week’s best new book releases:

The Tech-Wise Family:
Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place

Andy Crouch

Hardback: Baker Books, 2017
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A great conversation introducing the book…
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Remembering the life and work of novelist Wallace Stegner on the anniversary of his death…

 
Stegner (February 18, 1909 – April 13, 1993) was an American novelist, short story writer, environmentalist, and historian, often called “The Dean of Western Writers”.  His novel Angle of Repose won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972 and his novel, The Spectator Bird won the U.S. National Book Award in 1977. He also taught Wendell Berry, during Berry’s graduate study at Stanford.
 

*** Other Books by Wallace Stegner ***

 

Watch this PBS documentary on Wallace Stegner,
A Writer’s Life (narrated by Robert Redford).

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