Monthly Archives: November 2010

Disagree . . . but Read

I will have to admit that I most frequently read the books and blogs of people I know to already be in line with my thoughts and beliefs.  Then, when I do read the words of people or organizations with … Continue reading

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Discover — or, REdiscover — Your Local Bookstore

WordStream Publishing wants to encourage you to discover — or maybe REdiscover — your local bookstores.  Not sure where they all are?  There’s a great tool on the IndieBound website that will help you find an independent bookstore in your … Continue reading

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Why e-Books?

E-books are expected — especially by companies like Amazon — to hit record sales this Christmas season.  If you haven’t quite latched onto digital e-readers, here are some thoughts: 1. It’s almost always cheaper to buy an e-book than its … Continue reading

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Heat the Turkey and Dressing, not the Political Talk

With Thanksgiving just three weeks after Election Day, November is a month when family members — not just turkeys — run screaming. Cousin Fester spits stuffing crumbs as he complains that the voting was rigged, and he is going to … Continue reading

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A Word On Walter Rauschenbusch’s “The Social Principles of Jesus”

In March of this year, when Fox News personality Glenn Beck urged his listeners and viewers to avoid churches that preach social justice, he probably didn’t know he would be confronted by two generations of the same family. “I beg … Continue reading

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