Here are 5 essential September 2022 ebook deals that are worth checking out: Madeleine L’Engle, Eugene Cho, Douglas Campbell, more…
Each week, we carefully curate a handful of books for church leaders that orient us toward the health and the flourishing of our congregations.
The Polly O’Keefe Quartet (4 Novels in 1 Ebook)
*** $2.99 ***
A Wrinkle in Time was only the beginning—now, discover the thrilling adventures of Meg Murry’s daughter, Polly, in this gorgeous deluxe edition of a beloved children’s classic.
Madeleine L’Engle (1918-2007) was the recipient of the Newbery Medal, the National Book Award, and the National Humanities Medal among many other honors over the course of her remarkable career. Most famous for A Wrinkle in Time, she was the author of more than sixty books, including young adult and adult fiction, poetry, autobiographies, and books on religion. Born in New York City and educated at Smith College, she was for many years associated with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York as librarian and writer-in-residence.
Overrated: Are We More in Love with the Idea of Changing the World Than Actually Changing the World?
*** FREE ***
“It can be fashionable to talk about the poor but not as fashionable to talk to the poor. It may be popular to talk about justice and still not know any victims of injustice. But we will never make poverty history until we make poverty personal. Eugene Cho shatters all our hipster coffee-shop talk of justice and dares you to dive into the trenches and do something real with your life.”
Shane Claiborne, author/ activist
Paul: An Apostle’s Journey
*** $4.60 ***
“A racy, page-turning blockbuster on the apostle Paul! Simultaneously courageous and outrageous, tendentious and tender, pugnacious and pastoral, Campbell pours forth his vision of Paul with imagination, verve, and passion; with stories ancient and modern; with immense learning on every page, but never a boring word. The best book on Paul since Acts.”
-Douglas Harink,The King’s University, Edmonton
Reading Jesus’s Bible: How the New Testament Helps Us Understand the Old Testament
*** $4.80 ***
John Goldingay is the David Allan Hubbard Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous commentaries and books, including the NICOT commentary on the book of Jeremiah, Reading Jesus’s Bible: How the New Testament Helps Us Understand the Old Testament, and an original translation of the Old Testament entitled The First Testament.
The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus
*** $5.99 ***
“Studying the Gospels is daunting for the beginner and difficult even for the seasoned scholar. Mike Bird here slices a path through the tangled mess of older hypotheses and offers clear guidelines for the way forward. . . . Everyone will profit enormously from wrestling with the issues presented here in a fresh and compelling manner.”
N. T. Wright
— The University of St Andrews
Stay tuned every week for essential ebook deals !!!
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Katie Selby is Associate Editor of The Englewood Review of Books. Prior to her family‘s recent transition to the Englewood Christian Church community, Katie served various churches and organizations in Nebraska, East Tennessee, India, and Ethiopia. She is an M.Div. graduate of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan University.
Reading for the Common Good
From ERB Editor Christopher Smith
"This book will inspire, motivate and challenge anyone who cares a whit about the written word, the world of ideas, the shape of our communities and the life of the church."
-Karen Swallow Prior
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