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Russell D. Moore is an American theologian, ethicist, and preacher. He is currently president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the public-policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention.
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Everything Sad Is Untrue
(a true story)
Daniel Nayeri - 2020-08-25
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At the front of a middle school classroom in Oklahoma, a boy named Khosrou (whom everyone calls "Daniel") stands, trying to tell a story. His story. But no one believes a word he says. To them he is a dark-skinned, hairy-armed boy with a big butt whose lunch smells funny; who makes things up and talks about poop too much.But Khosrou's stories, stre...
Russell Moore
2022-06-22T16:40:47.000Z
This book is one of the most moving things I have read in years. Phenomenal. Thank you @BethMooreLPM for recommending it. I wish I had read it sooner and I wish I could read it again for the first time.      source
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Gayle Forman
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On Writing
A Memoir of the Craft
Stephen King - 2020-06-02 (first published in 2000)
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Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King. Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King’s critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work.“Long live the King” hailed Entertainment Weekly ...
Russell Moore
2020-06-26T15:54:38.000Z
Discussing some of my favorite books on writing.      source
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Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
Jaron Lanier - 2019-08-27 (first published in 2018)
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A timely call-to-arms from a Silicon Valley pioneer.You might have trouble imagining life without your social media accounts, but virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier insists that were better off without them. In Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now, Lanier, who participates in no social media, offers powerful and persona...
Russell Moore
2020-06-26T15:54:38.000Z
Discussing some of my favorite books on writing.      source
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The World Beyond Your Head
On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction
Matthew B. Crawford - 2016-04-05 (first published in 2015)
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A groundbreaking new book from the bestselling author of Shop Class as Soulcraft In his bestselling book Shop Class as Soulcraft, Matthew B. Crawford explored the ethical and practical importance of manual competence, as expressed through mastery of our physical environment. In his brilliant follow-up, The World Beyond Your Head, Crawford investiga...
Russell Moore
2020-06-26T15:54:38.000Z
Discussing some of my favorite books on writing.      source
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Alan Cooper
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The War of Art
Steven Pressfield - 2015-06-16 (first published in 2002)
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Internationally bestselling author of Last of the Amazons, Gates of Fire, and Tides of War, Steven Pressfield delivers a guide to inspire and support those who struggle to express their creativity. Pressfield believes that “resistance” is the greatest enemy, and he offers many unique and helpful ways to overcome it....
Russell Moore
2020-06-26T15:54:38.000Z
Discussing some of my favorite books on writing.      source
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What to Do When it's Your Turn
(And it's Always Your Turn)
Seth Godin - 2015-06-01
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Seth Godin has pushed the boundaries again by creating a new book format that reads more like a magazine. The book is in full color and is a collection of short stories and essays that help the reader know "what to do when it's your turn" in life. Seth Godin has pushed the boundaries again by creating a new book format that reads more like a magazi...
Russell Moore
2020-06-26T15:54:38.000Z
Discussing some of my favorite books on writing.      source
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The Man in the High Castle
Philip K. Dick - 2012-01-24 (first published in 1962)
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It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war — and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan.This harrowing, Hugo Award-winning novel is the work that estab...
Russell Moore
2020-05-08T21:15:33.000Z
In my library talking about the fascinating book, The Man in the High Castle.      source
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Can We Trust the Gospels?
Peter J. Williams - 2018-11-30
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Is there evidence to believe the Gospels?The Gospels--Matthew, Mark, Luke, John--are four accounts of Jesus's life and teachings while on earth. But should we accept them as historically accurate? What evidence is there that the recorded events actually happened?Presenting a case for the historical reliability of the Gospels, New Testament scholar ...
Russell Moore
2018-12-03T01:26:09.000Z
This book is magnificent! Thorough and compelling. Every young Christian headed to or in a university setting should read it, and I mean every one of you. Thank you @crossway.      source
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The Rights Turn in Conservative Christian Politics
How Abortion Transformed the Culture Wars (Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion and Politics)
Andrew R. Lewis - 2018-04-26
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The Rights Turn in Conservative Christian Politics documents a recent, fundamental change in American politics with the waning of Christian America. Rather than conservatives emphasizing morality and liberals emphasizing rights, both sides now wield rights arguments as potent weapons to win political and legal battles and build grassroots support. ...
Russell Moore
2018-06-23T18:33:54.000Z
@LaurenAMcAfee Oh yes! I didn’t recognize the footnotes but that is an excellent book.      source
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Christianity & Liberalism
J. Gresham Machen - 2019-02-14 (first published in 1922)
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This classic defense of orthodox Christianity, written to counter the liberalism that arose in the early 1900s, establishes the importance of scriptural doctrine and contrasts the teachings of liberalism and orthodoxy on God and man, the Bible, Christ, salvation, and the church. J. Gresham Machen's Christianity and Liberalism has remained relevant ...
Russell Moore
2018-04-23T19:06:04.000Z
Some of the books that made me. #WorldBookDay      source
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Redemption
Joseph Rosenbloom - 2018-03-27
Divided We Fall by Luder G. Whitlock Jr.
As Kingfishers Catch Fire by Eugene H. Peterson
Love That Boy by Ron Fournier
Reset by David Murray
Isaiah Old and New by Ben Witherington III
Nothing to Prove by Jennie Allen
Basic Introduction to the New Testament by John Stott
The Biggest Story by Kevin Deyoung
Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt
Against Heresies by S. Irenaeus
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
Selected Poems by Czeslaw Milosz
The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism by Carl F. H. Henry
The Diary of a Country Priest by Georges Bernanos
Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry
Signposts in a Strange Land by Walker Percy
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Institutes of the Christian Religion, 1536 Edition by Mr. John Calvin
The City of God [The Modern Library] by Saint Augustine
A Room Called Remember by Frederick Buechner
Maximus the Confessor by Maximus the Confessor
A Theology of the New Testament by George Eldon Ladd