To some, it may seem counter-intuitive to start a discussion on writing with an imperative to read.
Summary: Explores how the communal practice of reading in congregations fosters a learning community and shared social imagination the results in clearer congregational identity, sense of mission in one’s setting, and wider engagement with the environment, economics, and political order.
The story isn’t about me; it’s about others. It’s about serving others. If I have any gift or talent to do this job, it’s only because of God’s glory and generosity.
The Edge of the Precipice: Why Read Literature in the Digital Age? By Paul Socken My rating: 4 of 5 stars What will become of reading? In particular, what will become of reading and engaging what have been considered the great works of literature from various cultures (no canon arguments here!)? With the advent of digital media […]
Why Read? by Mark Edmundson Bloomsbury USA, originally published in 2004 My rating: 3 of 5 stars English departments are under attack in higher education. To be precise, courses that involve reading literature are under attack. Some people still prize being able to express oneself well in writing – maybe what we’ll have down the road […]