Books

Books

Good breeding

In the early 1920s progressive high schools and YMCAs took part in the Keeping Fit Campaign.

Doktè Paul

As Dr. Paul Farmer administers a spinal tap to a 13-year-old girl at his clinic in Cange, Haiti, the child begins shouting in Creole: “Li fe-m mal, mwen grangou!”

A cure for what ails us

What do philosophers do? Do they, like other academics, get doctorates, publish for fellow academics, strive for tenure and advance up the academic ladder? Alain de Botton defines a philosopher not as an ambitious academic, but as one who asks hard questions. Why do people work? Why do we travel? Why do we love?

Take and read

Meyer is among the most respected New Testament scholars of the past half-century, and this collection will make his important contributions accessible to a wide audience.

Take and Read

This volume collects prayers with which, over 42 years, famed Old Testament scholar Walter Brueggemann began his classes and led worship. The prayers are rich in imagery, grounded in scripture and passionate in faith.