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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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Jewish And Christian Views On Bodily Pleasure | Robert Cherry

The following is an excerpt from Jewish And Christian Views On Bodily Pleasure by Robert Cherry. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. The Religious Setting Increasingly, Republican politicians point to the “Judeo-Christian tradition” to rally the nation to their view of America’s uniqueness. During his 2012 presidential campaign, Mitt […]

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