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Posting Peace | Douglas Bursch

The following is an excerpt from Posting Peace by Douglas Bursch. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. I anxiously pause and read, then pause and read again, carefully trying to parse the verbiage, analyze the tone, determine the intent, decipher the meaning, and find a […]

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Flat Earths and Fake Footnotes | Derrick Peterson

The following is an excerpt from Flat Earths and Fake Footnotes by Derrick Peterson. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Excerpt taken from Chapter 4 – What the Bulldog Saw Apes and Angels The year was 1860. On a hot summer’s day in June, amidst […]

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Being Flawesome | Nicholas Matthews

The following is an excerpt from Being Flawesome by Nicholas Matthews. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. All Stories Have a Beginning I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. —Laura Swan All stories have a […]

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Lovers in the Wilderness | Stephanie Rutt

The following is an excerpt from Lovers in the Wilderness by Stephanie Rutt. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. From the Introduction: The Search for Mystical Unity Mystical unity. Poets dream about it. Scholars analyzed it. Saints and Avatars across faith traditions have lived it. […]

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Circling the Elephant | John Thatamanil

The following is an excerpt from Circling the Elephant by John Thatamanil. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Circling the Elephant repudiates religious isolationism and calls for thoroughgoing vulnerability. If I am truly to be open to the mystery of the infinite, I must be […]

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