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#6 – The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkinson

The second I read the New York Times review of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, I knew I wanted to read this book. I immediately ran to the library.* I wasn’t disappointed. Rather … Continue reading

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#25 – St. Augustine’s Confessions

Now we venture into “classic” territory. I first read Augustine’s Confessions as a college freshman. But I’ve found myself returning to it multiple times over the years. This year, it was after listening to an intriguing lecture on how Augustine understood … Continue reading

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27 – The Democratization of American Christianity by Nathan O. Hatch

Okay, I waited a couple of days to drop a big one on you. Here it is. Here’s the thing. We know that we Americans are ignorant about history. We know Americans are ignorant about religion. And, I would posit, … Continue reading

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