The Soul’s Slow Ripening | Christine Valters Paintner

The following is an excerpt from The Soul’s Slow Ripening by Christine Valters Paintner. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. The ancient Christian monastic traditions, especially desert, Celtic, and Benedictine, offer great wisdom for the journey of unfolding. They understood that the soul’s ripening is never […]

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The Emptied Christ of Philippians | John P. Keenan

The following is an excerpt from The Emptied Christ of Philippians by John P. Keenan. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Divine Self-Emptying: A Buddhist Lens on Christian Scripture and Doctrine The entire Christian tradition stands by the mind-boggling claim that God became human, taking on […]

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Like Birds in a Cage | David M. Crump

The following is an excerpt from Like Birds in a Cage by David M. Crump. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Unravelling the Evangelical Zionist Ball of String CORNERSTONE CHURCH OF SAN Antonio, Texas is the deeply conservative home base of America’s most influential advocate for […]

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Common Space Between Us | Melynne Rust

The following is an excerpt from Common Space Between Us by Melynne Rust. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Make Room for Others Who Believe Differently When I was a little girl, my family didn’t go to church. But almost every summer we traveled back home […]

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