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Brother John: A Monk, a Pilgrim and the Purpose of Life | August Turak

The following is an excerpt of Brother John: A Monk, a Pilgrim and the Purpose of Life, an award-winning true story about the surprising power of generosity – now beautifully illustrated in an all-ages rendering. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Brother John is also what might be termed Mepkin’s […]

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Making All Things Whole through Love | Ryan Kuja (From the Inside Out)

The following is an excerpt of From The Inside Out: Reimagining Mission, Recreating the World, Ryan Kuja’s potent critique of missionary colonialism envisions a hope-filled future. It’s a Speakeasy selection, and there are still a few review copies left for qualified reviewers.  “Those who follow Jesus,” wrote Franciscan sister and professor Ilia Delio, “are to become wholemakers, […]

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The ‘Lost’ Colony of Roanoke: A 400-Year Coverup? | Andrew Lawler

In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina. Chartered by Queen Elizabeth I, their colony was to establish England’s first foothold in the New World. But when the colony’s leader, John White, returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his settlers were nowhere to be found. They left behind only a single […]

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The Urgent Need of Our Time: An Order of the Sacred Earth | Matthew Fox, Skylar Wilson & Jennifer Berit Listug

The following is an excerpt of Order of the Sacred Earth: An Intergenerational Vision of Love and Action, a compelling anthology of Creation Spirituality, applied. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Humanity finds itself today in a complex situation. Most Westernized people have been so heavily dominated and […]

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