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#FaithandCulture Reading: American Christianity, Racism, Workplace Principles, Book Genres

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In today’s #FaithandCulture Reading, we cull a brief list of some of our favorite articles of the week. Today we highlight articles from Bruce Ashford, Esther O’Reilly, Jacklyn Parrish, Ronjour Locke and Bill Wells.


Two Genres Christians Forget to Read, but Should

Jaclyn Parrish highlights two genres Christians should read more of, one of which is satire. She writes at Lifeway Books, “Satire can cure any number of ills. It drains tyrants of their prestige. It exposes the assininity of assumptions. It detects absurdities within controversies. Even the apostle Paul dabbled in satire.”

A Review of Removing the Stain of Racism

“The forthrightness of the title is matched with straightforward content and clarity throughout the book. The individual and institutional steps recommended in this book may prove prudent for the Southern Baptists who take up and read,” writes Ronjour Locke in this review at Themelios.

An Interview With Letters to an American Christian Author Bruce Ashford

Esther O’Reilly and Bruce Ashford discuss the alt-right, socialism, Donald Trump and more in this wide-ranging interview at The Stream.

In All Things: 6 Principles to Help Guide Your Work

Bill Wells offers some principles to help people navigate their work at Made to Flourish. Here’s one of them: “Be above reproach. Meet your commitments. Do what you say you will do, and do it with utmost integrity.”

What articles would you recommend this weekend?

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