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Beyond Language | Vern R. Walker

The following is an excerpt from Beyond Language by Vern R. Walker. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. We are all mystics, just as we are all artists and judges and scientists. The mystical side of us tries to transcend the limits of thought and language […]

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The Art of Marketing Jesus | Robert Wachter

The following is an excerpt from The Art of Marketing Jesus by Robert Wachter. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Jesus is the most attractive person in human history. Professional fishermen dropped everything to follow Him. Social outcasts were transformed into outspoken ambassadors; sinners, repulsed by […]

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The Ants and the Grasshopper: A must-see documentary on climate and other changes.

How do you change someone’s mind about the most important thing in the world?  Anita Chitaya has a gift; she can help bring abundant food from dead soil, she can make men fight for gender equality, and she can end child hunger in her village. Now, to save her home from extreme weather, she faces […]

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Unthinkable Dreams | Yeshaya Douglas Ballon

The following is an excerpt from Unthinkable Dreams by Yeshaya Douglas Ballon. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. On that first Monday in August, after I obtained a copy of the Vidui (deathbed confessional) from the local synagogue, I arrived in Mom’s room eager to help […]

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Of the Earth | Kim Cousins

The following is an excerpt from Of the Earth by Kim Cousins. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. After a pathetic dinner of watery broth and spoiled potatoes on Tuesday evening, Jim stretched his tall frame and rolled his shoulders. Although his wrists were still zip […]

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