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GREAT READS / Books you'll love to share S P E C I A L A D V E R T I S I N G S E C T I O N NOVEMBER 2017 sojourners 33 32 sojourners NOVEMBER 2017 | | 1.800.523.1631 "Bearing witness from the intersection of religion, culture, and pol- itics, Gushee tells an insider's tale of the lost battle for the soul of Evangelicalism. His writing is by turns searingly honest, elegiac, fasci- nating, and inspiring… It's time to tune in." —Ken Wilson, Copastor of Blue Ocean Faith, Ann Arbor, and author of A Letter to My Congregation and, with Emily Swan, Solus Jesus "Open, honest, and informed… Still Christian is mandatory reading for such a time as this." —Lisa Sharon Harper, speaker, activist and author of The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right 9780664263379 • $16.00 Vintage Saints and Sinners Karen Wright Marsh Saints are people too! With humor and vulnerability, Karen Marsh narrates her own winding pilgrimage through faith, introducing us afresh to 25 brothers and sisters who challenge and inspire us with their honest faith. InterVarsity Press White Awake Daniel Hill Charting his own journey toward understanding his white identity, Daniel Hill gives us a new perspec- tive on being white and also empowers us to be agents of reconciliation in our increasingly diverse and divided world. InterVarsity Press Beyond Colorblind Sarah Shin Your ethnic story can be transformed for compelling witness and mission. Sarah Shin reveals how our bro- ken ethnic stories can be restored and redeemed, demonstrating God's power and bringing good news to the world. InterVarsity Press Christianity's Relevance for Today Russell C. Block A personal perspective arises from a pastor's six decades of scholarship and experience serving congrega- tions and the wider culture. Russell C. Block encourages Christians to work with people of all faiths to carry out God's mission of reconciliation, justice, and peace. LifeRich Publishing Inside Sojourners' Great Reads book section, you will find books to encourage and challenge you, accompany your faith journey, and expand your view of justice. Topics range from reconciliation work to daily devotionals, sexual orientation to gun culture. Find one that speaks to you! Visit "It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it." —OSCAR WILDE, Irish author and playwright Transforming Communities Sandhya Rani Jha Veteran community activist Sandhya Jha shares the inspiring and cre- ative stories of ordinary people who decided to heal their neighborhoods and provides you with the vision, tools, and encouragement to start transforming your own neighbor- hood, one block at a time. Chalice Press The Execution of God: Encountering the Death Penalty Jeff Hood God is on the gurney and it's up to us to stop the killing. In this stunning fusion of memoir and biblical interpretation, Jeff Hood takes us on a powerful spir- itual journey to encounter God in the last place we'd expect divinity to dwell ... on the execution table. Chalice Press

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