The Wake Up Call –
6 February 2013
Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…
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NT Wright’s book SIMPLY CHRISTIAN: WHY CHRISTIANITY MAKES SENSE is now only $3.99 for Kindle!!!
http://amzn.to/SimplyChristian (Price good through Feb 19)
Poem of the Day: “After the Fire” by James Merrill, who died on this day in 1995…
“Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.” – Historian Barbara Tuchman, who died on this day in 1989
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- LA REVIEW OF BOOKS: Will Science Fiction save the novel?
- NPR BOOKS: Review of the long-lost and newly-released novel by Woody Guthrie.
Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!
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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com