Episode 22: Reviewer Round-Up with Ope Bukola and Jamie Hughes

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Our producer, Joel Wentz, takes a turn as podcast host for our first “reviewer round-up” episode. He is joined by two regular ERB contributors to discuss their recent book reviews, as well as what they’re currently enjoying and reading.

Ope Bukola is a founder of Behold, an app that helps Christians practice stillness and pray the scriptures every day. You can learn more and get the app on iPhone or Android.

Jamie A. Hughes is a writer/editor living in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, two sons, and a pair of needy cats. She has written for Christianity TodayThe Bitter SouthernerCT WomenComment Magazine and more. You can read more of her writing at tousledapostle.com and follow her on Twitter at @tousledapostle.

Books and Reviews Mentioned:

If you’d like to order any of the following books,
we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books
(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)

  • Howard Thurman and the Disinherited: A Religious Biography by Paul Harvey
  • Ope’s Review of Howard Thurman and the Disinherited on ERB
  • Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
  • Strength to Love by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  • Meditations of the Heart by Howard Thurman
  • How to Fight Racism: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice by Jemar Tisby
  • The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby
  • Jamie’s Review of How to Fight Racism on ERB
  • Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America by Christian Smith and Michael Emerson
  • White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity by Robert P. Jones
  • Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson 
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
  • White Awake: An Honest Look at What it Means to be White by Daniel Hill
  • My Vertical Neighborhood: How Strangers Became a Community by Lynda MacGibbon
  • A Burning in my Bones: The Authorized Biography of Eugene Peterson, Translator of the Message by Winn Collier
  • A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society by Eugene Peterson
  • Ragged: Spiritual Disciplines for the Spiritually Exhausted by Gretchen Ronnevik
  • Reading the Times: A Literary and Theological Inquiry into the News by Jeffrey Bilbro
  • Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 by Lucille Clifton
  • Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
  • Mathematics for Human Flourishing by Francis Su
  • The City We Became: A Novel by N.K. Jemisin
  •  Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes: Patronage, Honor and Shame in the Biblical World by E. Randolph Richards and Richard James
  • Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible by E. Randolph Richards and Brandon O’Brien
  • Joel’s Review of Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes on ERB
  • The WEIRDest People the World: How the West Became Pyschologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous by Joseph Henrich

If you’d like to order any of the above books,
we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books
(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)

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