News, VOLUME 12

30 Books For Christian Readers to Watch For in 2019!

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As we tiptoe into 2019, here are the 30 new books that we are most eager to read…

Due to the nature of publishers’ catalogs, this list mostly cover just the first half of the year.  We will do a similar list in June for the second half of the year.

[ Top Ten -Pt A ] [ Top Ten- Pt B ] [ Faith-in-Practice ]
[ Theology ] [ Fiction ] [ Gen. Nonfiction ] [ Poetry, Etc. ]   [ Honorable Mentions ]

Honorable Mentions :

One book that is not — strictly speaking — new, but that we are really excited about…

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[easyazon_link identifier=”1598536109″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]What I Stand On: The Collected Essays of Wendell Berry 1969-2017: (A Library of America Boxed Set)[/easyazon_link]

Other forthcoming books that will be worth checking out,  arranged in alphabetical order by the author’s last name…

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”1640600868″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Fifteen Spirituals That Will Change Your Life[/easyazon_link]
    Henry Carrigan (Nonfiction, Paraclete)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”1513804189″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Fire by Night: Finding God in the Pages of the Old Testament[/easyazon_link]
    Melissa Florer-Bixler (Nonfiction, Herald Press)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”0830841512″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Becoming a Just Church: Cultivating Communities of God’s Shalom[/easyazon_link]
    Adam Gustine (Faith-in-Practice, IVP Books)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”1513804154″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Unraptured: How End Times Theology Gets It Wrong[/easyazon_link]
    Zack Hunt  (Nonfiction, Herald Press)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”0802876005″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Human Rites: The Power of Rituals, Habits, and Sacraments[/easyazon_link]
    Dru Johnson (Faith-in-Practice, Eerdmans)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”B07H86XWST” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Absent Hand: Reimagining Our American Landscape[/easyazon_link]
    Suzannah Lessard (Nonfiction, Counterpoint)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”0830845542″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]In Search of the Common Good: Christian Fidelity in a Fractured World[/easyazon_link]
    Jake Meador  (Faith-in-Practice, IVP Books)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”0310351847″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Color of Life: A Journey toward Love and Racial Justice[/easyazon_link]
    Cara Meredith (Nonfiction, Zondervan)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”031035224X” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Placemaker: Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace[/easyazon_link]
    Christie Purifoy (Faith-in-Practice, Zondervan)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”0801098475″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Pastor in a Secular Age: Ministry to People Who No Longer Need a God[/easyazon_link]
    Andrew Root (Theology, Baker Academic)

  • [easyazon_link identifier=”B078LTRBNN” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Act Natural: A Cultural History of Misadventures in Parenting[/easyazon_link]
    Jennifer Traig (Nonfiction, Ecco)


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