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Tentative future monthly religious and spiritual book selections:

2021-July to October

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Selection for 2021-JULY:

"Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious" by Chris Stedman

Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store
U.S. $12.99 in Kindle format, or
U.S. $8.97 in Paperback
plus postage, or
U.S. $22.23 in Hardcover plus postage.

Amazon book review:

"The story of a former Evangelical Christian turned openly gay atheist who now works to bridge the divide between atheists and the religious.

The stunning popularity of the “New Atheist” movement—whose most famous spokesmen include Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens—speaks to both the growing ranks of atheists and the widespread, vehement disdain for religion among many of them. In Faitheist, Chris Stedman tells his own story to challenge the orthodoxies of this movement and make a passionate argument that atheists should engage religious diversity respectfully."

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Selection for 2021-AUG:

"All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World"
by Stuart B. Schwartz

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Search for the title in Amazon's book section
U.S. $14.12 in Kindle format, or
U.S. $35.00 in Paperback
plus postage, or
U.S. $76.14 in Hardcover plus postage.

Amazon book review:

Drawing on an enormous body of historical evidence—including records of the Inquisition itself—the historian Stuart Schwartz investigates the idea of religious tolerance and its evolution in the Hispanic world from 1500 to 1820. Focusing on the attitudes and beliefs of common people rather than those of intellectual elites, the author finds that no small segment of the population believed in freedom of conscience and rejected the exclusive validity of the Church.

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Selection for 2021-SEPT:

"Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus: How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith" by Ann Spangler

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U.S. $1.99 in Kindle format!, or
U.S. $22.85 in Paperback
plus postage.
U.S. $13.06 in Hardcover plus postage.

Amazon book review:

What would it be like to journey back to the first century and sit at the feet of Rabbi Jesus as one of his Jewish disciples? How would your understanding of the gospel have been shaped by the customs, beliefs, and traditions of the Jewish culture in which you lived?

Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus will change the way you read Scripture and deepen your understanding of the life of Jesus. It will also help you to adapt the rich prayers and customs you learn about to your own life, in ways that both respect and enrich your Christian faith.

Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus takes you on a fascinating tour of the Jewish world of Jesus, offering inspirational insights that can transform your faith. Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg paint powerful scenes from Jesus' ministry, immersing you in the prayers, feasts, history, culture, and customs that shaped Jesus and those who followed him.

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Selection for 2021-OCT:

"A Chronological Tour Through the Bible by Ron Rhodes

Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store
U.S. $12.64 in Kindle format!, or
U.S. $22.99 in Paperback
plus postage.

Amazon book review:

Bible scholar Ron Rhodes, author of the popular book The End Times in Chronological Order, now presents a spectacular bird's-eye view of God's larger work—past, present, and future. You'll see...

  • who was used by God to display His glory and spread His message
  • what key happenings shine a light on God's will throughout the ages
  • when the true stories of Scripture took place—in order
  • where these events unfolded, and the direction humanity is headed
  • why it's important to study these details found in God's Word.

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star Note to those without a Kindle reader:

Amazon supplies a freeKindle reader app that can be dowloaded for free from their web site. Versions are available for Windows, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Android Phones, Android Tablets, iPhone. iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, PC, Cloud Reader, and by now, probably more devices.

For Android phones, PCs, Macs, tablets, etc.:

  • Go to the Amazon web site at: https://www.amazon.com/

  • Go to the search bar at the top of that screen. Enter free reading app

  • There should be a "Free Kindle Reading App" link as the top selection for the device you are currently using.

Benefits of using Kindle books:

  • Once you download the app, you can read ebooks from Amazon which are usually significantly cheaper than paperback or hardcover versions.

  • If you download the app to your tablet or phone, you will be able to carry dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of books with you!

  • There is no need for you to build additional book shelves!

  • You can join Amazon's "All you can" program which gives you access to over 40,000 audio and e-books.
  • you to access over 1 million titles, thousands of audioooks, and many current magazines on any device. The first 30 days are free, and subsequent months cost $19.99 in the U.S. and about $21.77 in Canada (depending on the dollar exchange rate).

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