Here are 5 essential September 2022 ebook deals that are worth checking out: Madeleine L’Engle, Brené Brown, Jen Pollock Michel, 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.
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Madeleine L’Engle addresses the questions, What makes art Christian? What does it mean to be a Christian artist? What is the relationship between faith and art? Through L’Engle’s beautiful and insightful essay, readers will find themselves called to what the author views as the prime tasks of an artist: to listen, to remain aware, and to respond to creation through one’s own art.
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“Brown, author of I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t), again urges us to expose and expel our insecurities in order to have the most fulfilling life possible. Her latest is a guidebook for pilgrims on the journey to wholehearted living, which she defines as containing courage, compassion, deliberate boundaries, and connection. She has defined 10 guideposts for personal introspection, which involve cultivating some positive quality, whether it be authenticity, self-compassion, or a resilient spirit, intuition, meaningful work, or laughter. Each guidepost is the focus of a chapter…”
— Publishers Weekly
Jen Pollock Michel
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“Jen Pollock Michel fuses three things that make her book essential reading: deep insight, raw honesty and radiant prose. She’s a terrific writer, an agile thinker and―if that were not enough―a fearless witness to her own heart’s darkness and light. By inviting me deeply into the mess and beauty of her own story, she has given me courage to step into the mess and beauty of my own―and, with her, to meet afresh the One who awakens, names, purifies and meets all the desires of my heart.”
— Mark Buchanan, author of Your Church Is Too Safe
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A taut, wily novel, smartly plotted and voluptuously written. It feels fresh and urgent, but it’s an ancient, archetypal tale . . . Jesmyn Ward makes beautiful music, plays deftly with her reader’s expectations.
– Parul Sehgal, New York Times Book Review
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“Eminently quotable and passionately argued essays” on living in harmony with the earth and each other, by Wes Jackson, Wendell Berry, and more”
– Library Journal, starred 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.