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Finding God in the Margins | Carolyn Custis James

The following is an excerpt from Finding God in the Margins by Carolyn Custis James. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Unlocking the Power of the Book of Ruth Framing the book of Ruth as a Job story brings this ancient narrative into the twenty-first century. Suddenly […]

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A Resurrection Shaped Life | Jake Owensby

The following is an excerpt from A Resurrection Shaped Life by Jake Owensby. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Chapter One Growing Beyond Our Past Despite the heat and humidity of late-July Florida, I strapped on my shoes for an afternoon run. The relief of getting out […]

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Love, God

Love, God | Deborah J. Simmons-Roslak and Linda J. Orber

The following is an excerpt from Love, God by Deborah J. Simmons-Roslak and Linda J. Orber. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. “Happiness is our natural state. Happiness is the natural state of little children, to whom the kingdom belongs until they have been polluted and contaminated […]

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Good Blood | K. C. Pastore

The following is an excerpt from Good Blood by K. C. Pastore. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Five men dressed in black suits lounged at the far end of the covered seating, hats resting on the table and lungs puffing out cigar smoke. The island of […]

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When God Was A Bird | Mark I. Wallace

The following is an excerpt from When God Was A Bird by Mark I. Wallace. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. The Singing Monk of the Crum Woods Today the wood thrush returned to the Crum Woods. I have been waiting for this event for months. I moved to […]

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