Here are 5 essential December 2021 ebook deals that are worth checking out: Brian McLaren, Alice Walker, Thomas Merton, 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.
Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road?
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“…An essential life lesson about loving our neighbors and tolerating their differences…For Christians on the fence about whether to accept others and their faiths or to insist that only Christianity can adequately serve, this book provides important insights.” ―Booklist Online
Living by the Word: Essays
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Essays from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple—“Vintage Alice Walker: passionate, political, personal, and poetic” (Los Angeles Times).
In a follow-up to her collection of essays, In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens, Walker takes a look at a vast range of issues both personal and global, from her experience with the filming of The Color Purple, to the history of African-American narrative traditions, to global threats of pollution and nuclear war. Walker travels broadly and maintains an eye for detail, resulting in a captivating journey of conscience by one of the most distinctive political and artistic voices in America. Readers will find inspiration and insights in even the briefest entries of this enthralling anthology.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
The Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter Doctor Mellifluus
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Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a dominant figure in the history of the Catholic Church and the last of the Church Fathers, died in his monastery in Burgundy on August 20, 1153. In commemoration of the eighth centenary of his death, Pope Pius XII issued one of his most significant encyclical letters—Doctor Mellifluus—which Thomas Merton presents here, together with an introduction to the life and teachings of the great mystic.
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
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“A trenchantly argued critique of the near-destruction of the American Dream by unfettered capitalism.” ―Philadelphia Inquirer
Blue Shoe: A Novel Neighbor
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“Messy, brave and weirdly lovable…a substantial literary pleasure.”—New York Times Book Review
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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.