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Our Burning Streets

Race & Place RACE & PLACE: HOW URBAN GEOGRAPHY SHAPES THE JOURNEY TO RECONCILIATION DAVID P. LEONG INTERVARSITY PRESS, 2017 $16 (PAPERBACK) 208 PAGES The day I finished reading this book was the day 15-year-old unarmed Jordan Edwards was shot and killed…
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A Feast of Church Music

The Reason Why We Sing THE REASON WHY WE SING HEATHER JOSSELYN-CRANSON ORDER OF SAINT LUKE, 2016 $20 (PAPERBACK) 210 PAGES I choose and play worship songs for a living. Every year I listen to hundreds of new songs –…
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Justice: It’s God’s Thing

The Justice Calling THE JUSTICE CALLING: WHERE PASSION MEETS PERSEVERANCE BETHANY HANKE HOANG, KRISTEN DEEDE JOHNSON BRAZOS PRESS, 2017 $18.99 (PAPERBACK) 240 PAGES Two thousand years after the greatest act of injustice, when the only truly innocent man was crucified,…
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Sport at the Deep End

Well Played: A Christian theology of sport and the ethics of doping WELL PLAYED: A CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY OF SPORT AND THE ETHICS OF DOPING MICHAEL SHAFER PICKWICK PUBLICATIONS, 2015 $25.60 (PAPERBACK) 244 PAGES Although authors have since biblical times alluded…
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Remembering Jesus, Not Ourselves

Accompany Them with Singing: The Christian Funeral ACCOMPANY THEM WITH SINGING: THE CHRISTIAN FUNERAL THOMAS G. LONG WESTMINSTER JOHN KNOX PRESS, 2013 242 PAGES (PAPERBACK) $15 In many contexts today, funerals have become a show to feature the distinctive loves…