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What We're Reading: Week of April 20

Here are a few interesting articles and pieces we found around the web this week. If you come across something that other intellectual historians might enjoy, please let us know in the comments section! 371 more words

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Coffee Revolution & Freakish Vegetables

Are you ready? A cold brew revolution is upon us, according to Espressoworks, and they have an infographic explaining why. If you’re looking for greater and colder things, look towards Alaska, where giant vegetables grow to set world records. 18 more words

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The Enchanted & The Year of Reading Dangerously

At least one of each has been picked, so we’ll have plenty to discuss at the next meeting. We’ve mostly picked The Enchanted, by Rene Denfeld – a novel that appears on the Waterstones company book club selection this quarter, and… 531 more words

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What We're Reading - A Squash and A Squeeze By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Firstly I want to apologize for the past week, I haven’t posted anything for a few reasons;

  • I just didn’t know what to write! I had a bit of writers block and just couldn’t think.
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Israel's Praise

Guest book review by Joel Call. 

Israel’s Praise. Walter Brueggemann. 160 pages. Faith/Worship.

Summary: Using the Bible’s earliest accounts/recordings of worship (specifically from Exodus and the Psalms), Walter Brueggemann explains the true purposes of Christian worship by showing their distinctly ethical and social roles in the life of Israel from the Old Testament. 412 more words
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Bye, Financial Guru! Millenials Shun Experts

In 2004 the US Senate declared April as National Financial Literacy month. In celebration of the occasion, we’ve got our eyes on the millennial generation—specifically, how they handle their money. 201 more words

2015 Winter

Keeping the Promise? examines one of the most complex reforms in education: charter schools. This wide-ranging and thought-provoking collection of essays examines the charter school movement s founding visions, on-the-ground realities, and untapped potential within the context of an unswerving commitment to democratic, equitable public schools.

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