On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Tump by Tim Alberta @ C-Span
As President John F. Kennedy said, we do such things not because they are easy, but because they are hard.
By Rhett Allain @ Wired
In the publishing world, authors and their agents sign very specific contracts with publishers for their works: these contracts cover everything from when the manuscript needs to be delivered, how an author is paid, and what rights to the text a publisher might have, such as print or audio.
By Andrew Liptak @ The Verge
It’s been a tumultuous week in Washington, amid fallout from President Trump’s racist attacks on four members of Congress, all women of color. On Thursday Trump held a rally in North Carolina, where his words–and the crowd’s–took the controversy to a new level. Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what he calls Trump’s “awful” rhetoric and the Republican response.
A historian shows how the pursuit of God and “black gold” went hand in hand—and how it changed the shape of American Christianity.
Book review by Heath W. Carter @ Christianity Today
President Obama’s Twitter following totaled 107 million this morning, compared to Donald’s 62 million.
By Jessica Campisi @ The Hill
Yes, they sell sanitized music and “Jesus junk.” But something important gets lost when Christian bookstores disappear.
By Ruth Graham @ Slate
I was a frequent shopper at Christian bookstores in the seventies. Just this weekend I reminisced upon a bygone Christian bookstore I used to patronize in my youth. It was like a candy store for me, back then. I bought Corrie Ten Boom‘s book there, as well as other mind-expanding epistles for my youthful mind. I eventually graduated to a more eclectic library.