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ERB Weekly Digest – Fall Books Preview, Eugene Peterson, Stanley Hauerwas, Elaine Heath – August 19, 2016

by csmith - August 19, 2016 - 3:53 pm

 
 

Excellent Print Book Deals Under $2 from CBD!!!
Eugene Peterson, Robert Webber, Phyllis Tickle, MORE

 

SUPER Kindle ebook Deal…
The Cross-Shattered Church by Stanley Hauerwas.
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Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:

  • Fall 2016 Books Preview for Christian Readers

    Tons of excellent books being released this fall… Here are 25 of our most-anticipated books, sorted by category: [ Top 5 ]     [ Theology ]       [ Future of Our Faith ] [ Novels ]   [ Christian Living ]  [ Christian History ] [ Gen. Nonfiction ]  [ Biography/Memoir ]   The […]
     
  • Elaine Heath – God Unbound [Feature Review]
    Faith Working Through Love   A Feature Review of  God Unbound: Wisdom from Galatians for the Anxious Church Elaine Heath Paperback: Upper Room Books, 2016 Buy Now: [  ] [  ]   Reviewed by Daniel Ogle.       The church is anxious. A large part of that, of course, is that the church is […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 19 August 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( Carl Honore, C.S. Lewis, Greg Boyd, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…    Carl Honore *** $1.99 *** NEXT EBOOK >>>>>
     
  • John Dryden – Three Poems
    TODAY is the birthday of the poet John Dryden, born 1631. In remembrance of the poet, we offer three of our favorite poems… On the Death of a Very Young Gentleman John Dryden   He who could view the book of destiny, And read whatever there was writ of thee, O charming youth, in the first opening […]
     
  • Stephen Binz – Transformed by God’s Word [Review]
    Tiptoeing Into Ancient Spiritual Formation  A Review of  Transformed by God’s Word—Discovering the Power of Lectio and Visio Divina Stephen Binz (icons by Ruta and Kaspars Poikans) Paperback: Ave Maria Press, 2016 Buy now:  [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by C.S. Boyll   Catholic Bible scholar and speaker Stephen J. Binz, in Transformed by […]
     
  • Graham Hill – Global Church [Review]
    The Creativity and Diversity of God’s People in Mission A Review of  Global Church: Reshaping Our Conversations, Renewing Our Mission, Revitalizing Our Churches Graham Hill Paperback: IVP Academic, 2016 Buy now:  [   ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Carol Kingston-Smith   Effective discipleship requires a wholehearted embrace of a transformative process which impacts the […]
     
  • New Book Releases – D.L. Mayfield, MORE -Week of 15 August 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) D.L. Mayfield   Read a review from Christianity Today… NEXT BOOK >>>>>
     

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ERB Weekly Digest – Dorothy Day, J.R.R. Tolkien, Film Adaptations, Jesmyn Ward – August 12, 2016

by csmith - August 12, 2016 - 12:39 pm

 
 

10 Recommended Books that
Will Be Released as Movies in 2016

(Shusaku Endo, J.K. Rowling, Lewis Carroll, MORE) 

 

Get Dorothy Day’s classic autobiography,
The Long Loneliness, for only $2.45 on Kindle!

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99c Kindle ebook Bargain…
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Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB  website:

  • Jesmyn Ward, Ed. – The Fire This Time [Feature Review]
    Still Miles to Go   A Feature Review of  The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Jesmyn Ward, Ed. Hardback: Scribner, 2016. Buy now:  [  ]  [    ]   Reviewed by Amy Neftzger     The Fire This Time is a collection of essays compiled by National Book Award winner Jesmyn […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 12 August 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( Dorothy Day, J.R.R. Tolkien, Ferguson & Faith, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…    *** $2.45 *** NEXT EBOOK >>>>> […]
     
  • Brad Brisco / Lance Ford -Next Door as It is in Heaven [Review]
    Incarnating the Kingdom  Within Your Neighborhood   A Review of Next Door As It Is in Heaven: Living Out God’s Kingdom in Your Neighborhood Lance Ford and Brad Brisco Paperback: NavPress, 2016 Buy now: [  ]  [  ]    Reviewed by Ashley Hales   A year ago, a moving truck pulled up just ten miles […]
     
  • Ten Recommended Books Becoming Movies in 2016!
    Every year, many books get adapted to film. Here are our most anticipated film adaptations of 2016. (In order, leading up to the most anticipated.) Be sure to read (or re-read) the book before you see the movie!     #10 Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll Buy now: [ ] [ – FREE! […]
     
  • William Blake – Five Favorite Poems
    TODAY marks the anniversary of William Blake’s death in 1827. In remembrance of his life, we offer five of our favorite poems… FREE Ebooks With Blake’s Art & Poems The Voice of the Ancient Bard William Blake   Youth of delight! come hither And see the opening morn, Image of Truth new-born. Doubt is fled, […]
     
  • R. Paul Stevens – Aging Matters [Review]
    Entrusted Time.   A Review of Aging Matters: Finding Your Calling for the Rest of Your Life R. Paul Stevens Paperback: Eerdmans, 2016 Buy now:  [ ]  [ ]     Reviewed by Carolyn Miller Parr     “I have a serious proposal to make. We should work until we die.” So begins Part One […]
     
  • Jacqueline Woodson – Another Brooklyn [NPR Interview]
    One of this week’s best new releases is:   Another Brooklyn: A Novel Jacqueline Woodson Hardback: Amistad, 2016 Buy now: [ ] [ ]     Here’s an excellent NPR interview that Woodson did this week on the book:
     
  • New Book Releases – Shauna Niequist, MORE -Week of 8 August 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)   Shauna Niequist   Read an interview with the author from Christianity Today… NEXT BOOK >>>>>
     

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ERB Weekly Digest – Flannery O’Connor, Scot McKnight, Jesmyn Ward, Scot Cairns – August 5, 2016

by csmith - August 5, 2016 - 1:45 pm

 
 
 

Amazon has just released their August Ebook Sale. 
Thrifty Christian Reader has picked the best deals
Books / Audiobooks by Rowan Williams, Shauna Niequist, Thich Nhat Hanh, MORE
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There’s still some time for summer reading…
Five great novels on sale now for Kindle!
Ron Hansen, Douglas Coupland, Nikos Kazantzakis, MORE 

 


 

Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:

 

  • Julian Barnes – The Noise of Time [Feature Review]
    The Urgency of the Unremarkable   A Feature Review of   The Noise of Time: A Novel Julian Barnes Hardback: Knopf, 2016 Buy now:  [  ] [  ]    Reviewed by Andrew Stout   In addition to being one of Britain’s most esteemed contemporary novelists, Julian Barnes has distinguished himself as an eloquent and knowledgeable […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 5 August 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( Rowan WIlliams, Shauna Niequist, Jeremy Courtney, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…    Rowan Williams *** $1.99 *** NEXT […]
     
  • Flannery O’Connor – Introductory Reading Guide
    This week marked the anniversary of the death of Flannery O’Connor (3 August 1964), one of the greatest fiction writers of the twentieth century. To mark the occasion, we offer the following introductory reading guide to her work. We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and we […]
     
  • Scott Cairns – Short Trip to the Edge [Review]
    A Life Made of Prayer   A Review of  Short Trip to the Edge: A Pilgrimage to Prayer Scott Cairns (New ed.) Paperback: Paraclete Press, 2016. Buy now: [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Jeffrey Galbraith   In Short Trip to the Edge: A Pilgrimage to Prayer, poet and literature professor Scott Cairns recounts […]
     
  • Scot McKnight – The Greatest Concern for the Future of the Church
    This is a brief, but excellent introduction to two of Scot McKnight’s recent books: and  ( Our 2015 Book of the Year!)   Watch this conversation between Scot McKnight and Leslie Leyland Fields on Scot’s greatest concern for the future of the Church…
     
  • Jesmyn Ward – The Fire this Time [NPR Interview]
    One of this week’s best new releases is:   The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Jesmyn Ward Hardback: Scribner, 2016 Buy now:  [  ]  [  ]     Here’s an excellent NPR interview that Ward did this week on the book:
     
  • New Book Releases – Week of 1 August 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) Jesmyn Ward, Editor   Read a review from The Boston Globe… NEXT BOOK >>>>>
     

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ERB Weekly Digest – Harry Potter, Politics of Beauty, C.S. Lewis, Katelyn Beaty – July 29, 2016

by csmith - July 29, 2016 - 1:42 pm

 
 

BEAUTY 2016
John O’Donohue on a Politics of Beauty
Beyond the Ugliness of the Current Election Season

 

 The Letters of C.S. Lewis (Vols 1 and 2) are only $1.99 each for Kindle!!!
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Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:

  • Katelyn Beaty – A Women’s Place [Feature Review]
    Mommy Guilt, Work, and The Role of Women A Review of A Woman’s Place: A Christian Vision for Your Calling in the Office, the Home, and the World Katelyn Beaty Hardback: Howard Books, 2016 Buy now:  [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Ashley Hales   I didn’t actually expect to love Katelyn Beaty’s book, A […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 29 July 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( C.S. Lewis, Shane Claiborne, Mary Doria Russell , MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…    *** $1.99 *** is […]
     
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is coming!
    The new Harry Potter Book is coming at midnight on Sunday July 31! (J.K. Rowling’s birthday)   A library or bookstore in your town will likely be celebrated the release… If not, you can order a copy of the book here: [  ]  [  ]   The book is the script of a new play […]
     
  • BEAUTY 2016 – feat. John O’Donohue [Part 1]
    Part 1: Our Greed, the Nemesis of Beauty by C. Christopher Smith, ERB founding editor   I’ve recently been listening to the audiobook edition of John O’Donohue’s Beauty: The Invisible Embrace, and have been struck by the insights that the late Irish poet offers to our present election season in the United States. I first […]
     
  • Sandra Maria Van Opstal – The Next Worship [Review]
    Experiencing  the Now-But-Not-Yet of God’s Kingdom   A Brief Review of  The Next Worship: Glorifying God in a Diverse World Sandra Maria Van Opstal Paperback:  IVP Books, 2016. Buy now: [  ] [  ]   Reviewed by Leslie Starasta     In her most recent book The Next Worship: Glorifying God in a Diverse World, […]
     
  • New Book Releases – Week of 25 July 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) Elaine Heath (Yes, this book came out earlier this month, but somehow it slipped past us, and deserves to be noted here, even if we are […]
     

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ERB Weekly Digest – Awful Christian Book Covers, Shane Claiborne, Ta-Nehisi Coates – July 22, 2016

by csmith - July 22, 2016 - 4:14 pm

 
 

ERB Editor Chris Smith 
on Donald Trump’s Aversion to Reading

 

The important 2015 National Book Award Winner
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
is on a great sale now for Kindle… Only $5.99!
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Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:

  • Shane Claiborne – Executing Grace [Feature Review]
    Imagining a Better Form of Justice   A Review of Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us Shane Claiborne Paperback: HarperOne, 2016 Buy now: [ ]  [  ] Reviewed by Douglas Graves   Over the years, Shane Claiborne’s work and voice for social justice issues have challenged many in the […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 22 July 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( Ta-Nehisi Coates, Robert Putnam, Azar Nafisi, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…    Ta-Nehisi Coates *** $5.99 *** This […]
     
  • Awful Christian Book Covers! Summer 2016 Edition
    It’s time for a new batch of really bad Christian book covers…   Here are 10 lousy Christian covers from 2016 (Some of these appeared first on LousyBookCovers.com or Kindle Cover Disasters…) Enjoy, and share these with your friends!       From the book description: “As she opened her eyes to a brand new day, Virginia was […]
     
  • Mark Tietjen – Kierkegaard: A Missionary to Christians [Review]
    A Prophet in His Hometown   A Review of Kierkegaard: A Christian Missionary to Christians Mark Tietjen Paperback: IVP Academic, 2016 Buy now:  [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Michial Farmer   If it’s true that we become like what we worship, readers of Søren Kierkegaard must always keep in mind that his God […]
     
  • Christopher Smith – Reading for the Common Good – Reviewed
    I have been on the road for the last couple of weeks with my  co-author John Pattison, talking with churches throughout the southeastern U.S. about that book and my new book, Reading for the Common Good.  It’s been good to get the new book into people’s hands and to begin conversations about it. Reading for the […]
     
  • William Guerrant – Organic Wesley [Review]
    “Do all the good you can.” A Review of  Organic Wesley: A Christian Perspective on Food, Farming, and Faith William Guerrant, Jr. Paperback: Seedbed, 2015 Buy now: [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Michelle Wilbert   Over the last thirty years, from roughly 1990-2016, the world has seen a veritable explosion of new—or renewed—social, […]
     
  • New Book Releases – Week of 18 July 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) Katelyn Beaty Listen to an interview with the author about the book… NEXT BOOK >>>>>
     

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ERB Weekly Digest – Anne Tyler, Peter Rollins, Frederick Buechner – July 12, 2016

by csmith - July 12, 2016 - 6:01 pm

 
 

Celebrate Frederick Buechner’s 90th Birthday!
Enter to now a copy of the new book BUECHNER 101
(We’re giving away 5 copies!)

 

Peter Rollins’ book INSURRECTION is only
$3.99 now for Kindle now… [ Get your copy! ]

 

ERB Editor Chris Smith’s new book 
READING FOR THE COMMON GOOD
is now available in PRINT or KINDLE editions! 

 


 

Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:

  • Anne Tyler – Vinegar Girl [Feature Review]
      Can the Original be Reimagined?   A Feature Review of    Vinegar Girl: A Novel Anne Tyler Paperback: Hogarth Books, 2016 Buy now: [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Cara Meredith     Yesterday afternoon, my son and I snuggled together at the local movie theater for the newly released Pixar feature, Finding […]
     
  • New Book Releases – Week of 11 July 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) Robert P. Jones Read an essay that the author wrote for The Atlantic… NEXT BOOK >>>>>
     
  • Faith and Fiction – Frederick Buechner [Excerpt]
    July 11 marks the 90th Birthday of one of my favorite writers, Frederick Buechner!   [ ENTER to win a copy of this book ]   In honor of the occasion, here’s an Excerpt from Buechner’s essay “Faith and Fiction.”     This essay can be found in the new book: Buechner 101: Essays and […]
     
  • Book Giveaway – Buechner 101 – Five Copies!
    Tomday (July 11) is the 90th birthday of Frederick Buechner!   In honor of the occasion, we’re giving away FIVE copies of the new book…   Buechner 101: Essays and Sermons by Frederick Buechner (Intro by Anne Lamott)     Enter to win a copy of this book! Enter now to win (It’s as easy […]
     

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ERB Weekly Digest – Wendell Berry, Bob Lupton, Addie Zierman, Shane Claiborne – July 1, 2016

by csmith - July 1, 2016 - 2:36 pm

 
 

Amazon has just released their July Ebook Sale. 
Thrifty Christian Reader has picked the best deals
Books / Audiobooks by Shane Claiborne, Rachel Held Evans, Shauna Niequist, MORE
[ LEARN MORE ]  

 

Bob Lupton’s newest book CHARITY DETOX
is only $4.99 now for Kindle!  [ Get your Copy ]  

 

ERB Editor Chris Smith’s new book 
READING FOR THE COMMON GOOD
is now available in PRINT or KINDLE editions! 

 


 

Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:

 

  • Addie Zierman – Night Driving [Feature Review]
    We Don’t Have to be Afraid   A Feature Review of  Night Driving: A Story of Faith in the Dark Addie Zierman Paperback: Convergent, 2016 Buy now: [  ]   [  ]   Reviewed by Anna Visser     In the darkness of an endless Minnesota winter, Addie Zierman packs her kids (ages two and […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 1 July 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( Shane Claiborne, Bob Lupton, Ann Voskamp, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…   Shane Claiborne *** $1.99 *** ALSO, […]
     
  • How do we live faithfully as God’s People? [Transformative Reading]
    As a companion to his new book Reading for the Common Good, ERB editor Chris Smith has also published a companion ebook, 101 Transformative Books for Churches to Read & Discuss (which is available for FREE for those who subscribe to our email digest).  This companion ebook organizes its book recommendations into 12 questions. Over […]
     
  • Elizabeth Esther – Spiritual Sobriety [Review]
    The Unforced Rhythms of Grace   A Review of  Spiritual Sobriety: Stumbling Back to Faith When Good Religion Goes Bad Elizabeth Esther Paperback: Convergent Books, 2016 Buy now: [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Kristin Williams     I didn’t want to be moved by Elizabeth Esther’s new book, Spiritual Sobriety.  I started reading […]
     
  • Wendell Berry – A Small Porch [Excerpt]
    One of the best new releases of this month is…   A Small Porch: Sabbath Poems 2014 and 2015 Wendell Berry Hardback: Counterpoint Press, 2016 Buy now: [  ]  [   ]   Here’s an excerpt from the book…
     
  • New Book Releases – Week of 27 June 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) Wendell Berry NEXT BOOK >>>>>
     

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ERB Weekly Digest – Harper Lee, Will Willimon, White Trash, George Herbert – June 24, 2016

by csmith - June 24, 2016 - 4:39 pm

 
 

Study the NT with Scot McKnight

 

Robert Putnam’s AMERICAN GRACE is on sale now for $3.99 for Kindle!
PLUS, books by Sarah Bessey, Douglas Coupland, Chris Hedges, and others.
[ LEARN MORE ]  

 

Get Harper Lee’s GO SET A WATCHMAN for $4.99 on Kindle…
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Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:

  • William Willimon – Fear of the Other [Feature Review]
    What if the problem is not out there, but in our own hearts? A Feature Review of Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love William Willimon Paperback: Abingdon Press, 2016 Buy now:  [  ]   [  ]   Reviewed by James Honig   The long months of the presidential campaign have given people of […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 24 June 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( Sarah Bessey, Robert Putnam, Dallas Willard, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…   Sarah Bessey *** $3.99 *** NEXT […]
     
  • George Herbert – Five Favorite Poems
    In honor of the elegant new collection of George Herbert’s poems from Cambridge University Press, here are five of our favorite poems of his that are featured in this new book:   George Herbert: 100 Poems Hardback: Cambridge UP, June 2016. Buy now: [  ]   The Holdfast George Herbert I threatened to observe the […]
     
  • Robert Orsi – History and Presence [Review]
    Hopeful Suspence   A Review of History and Presence Robert Orsi Hardback: Harvard UP, 2016 Buy now: [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Ben Brazil     In 1988, Robert Orsi, an eminent historian of American religion, visited a shrine in a dead boy’s bedroom.  The shrine’s story had begun a decade earlier, just […]
     
  • Nancy Isenberg – White Trash [Video Introduction]
    The most important new book release of this week was most likely: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America Nancy Isenberg Hardback: Viking Books, 2016 Buy now:  [  ]  [  ]   Here is a great video of a talk in which she overviews the argument of the book…       […]

     

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ERB Weekly Digest – Shane Claiborne, Luci Shaw, N.T. Wright – June 17, 2016

by csmith - June 17, 2016 - 2:55 pm

 
 

Study the NT with Scot McKnight

 

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HUGE Fortress Press Kindle Ebook Sale.
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Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB  website:

  • Luci Shaw – Thumbprint in the Clay [Feature Review]
    The Process and the Product   A Feature Review of Thumbprint in the Clay: Divine Marks of Beauty, Order and Grace Luci Shaw Paperback: IVP Books, 2016 Buy now: ]  [   Reviewed by Crystal Hurd     J.R.R. Tolkien, the father of modern fantasy, posited that creating art involves a process called “sub-creation.” Tolkien […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 17 June 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( Bonhoeffer, C.S. Lewis, Alan Hirsch, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…   Dietrich Bonhoeffer *** $3.99 *** This deal […]
     
  • Shane Claiborne on the Death Penalty [Videos]
    One of the best new books of this month is Shane Claiborne’s (HarperOne). Here are a few videos in which Shane explores some of the key themes of the book. Don’t miss Shane’s conversation with Bryan Stephenson, author of our Best Book of 2014, .   Book Trailer:     NEXT >>>>>> PAGE 1 of […]
     
  • What is the Nature and Character of God? [Transformative Reading]
    As a companion to his new book , ERB editor Chris Smith has also published a companion ebook, 101 Transformative Books for Churches to Read & Discuss (which is available for FREE for those who subscribe to our email digest).  This companion ebook organizes its book recommendations into 12 questions. Over the next month or […]
     
  • Hannah Faith Notess – The Multitude [Review]
    The Places and People that have Formed our Souls   A Review of  The Multitude: Poems Hannah Faith Notess Paperback: Southern Indiana Review Press, 2015 Buy now:  [  ]   Reviewed by Mark Wendland       The Multitude is a collection of accessible free-verse poems. It is the third published work of the author […]
     
  • Paula Huston – One Ordinary Sunday [Review]
    The Tough Work of Living a Story A Review of  One Ordinary Sunday: A Meditation on the Mystery of the Mass Paula Huston Paperback: Ave Maria Press, 2016 Buy now: [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Callie R. Feyen   Paula Huston was one of my first writing teachers, and without a doubt, the […]
     
  • New Book Releases – Week of 13 June 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) Ramona Ausubel Read a review of this novel. NEXT BOOK >>>>>
     

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ERB Weekly Digest – N.T. Wright, FREE Ebook, Spirituality of Wine – June 10, 2016

by csmith - June 10, 2016 - 2:43 pm

 
 

Study the NT with Scot McKnight

 

Exclusive Bonus for Subscribers to our Email Digest…
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Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:

  • The Spirituality of Wine – Gisela Kreglinger [Feature Review]
    Enjoy Slowly and Attentively   A Feature Review of    The Spirituality of Wine Gisela Kreglinger Paperback: Eerdmans, 2016 Buy now:  [  ] [  ]   Reviewed by Jeff Nelson     My first encounter with this book came about a month before I agreed to review it. While attending the Festival of Faith and […]
     
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 10 June 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( N.T. Wright, Brené Brown, Brian Zahnd, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…   N.T. Wright *** $7.99 *** The Print […]
     
  • Amber Haines – Wild in the Hollow [Feature Review]
    A Rare and Generous Gift   A Feature Review of  Wild in the Hollow: On Chasing Desire and Finding The Broken Way Home Amber Haines Hardback: Revell, 2015 Buy now:  [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Matt Bays     We autopilot through our twenties on the fumes of our adolescence. Breakdowns are just […]
     
  • Jon M. Sweeney – The Enthusiast [Review]
    Whose biography is it anyway?   A Review of The Enthusiast: How the Best Friend of Francis of Assisi Almost Destroyed What He Started Jon M. Sweeney Paperback: Ave Maria Press, 2016 Buy now: [  ]   [  ]   Reviewed by Scott E. Schul     It is ironic that a man who left […]
     
  • The Editor’s Desk – Lisa Sharon Harper, Shane Claiborne
    I wrote brief reviews of the following books that were released in the last couple of weeks: by C. Christopher Smith, editor of The Englewood Review of Books   Lisa Sharon Harper * * * * * (out of 5 stars) A rich depiction of the flourishing life God intends for creation! Many Christians, especially in […]
     
  • New Book Releases – Week of 6 June 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) Lisa Sharon Harper Watch the book trailer video… NEXT BOOK >>>>>
     
  • FREE Ebook – 101 Transformative Books
    The BRAND NEW ebook: 101 Transformative Books For Churches to Read & Discuss by ERB Editor Chris Smith is now available.   This ebook is a companion to Chris’s new book .  It will be available for FREE download to readers who subscribe to our email digest.   Working under the convictions that 1) God is […]
     

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