M&Ms Book Selections 2018

All discussions are held on the third Saturday of the odd-numbered months. We meet at 8:00 a.m. in the SPEP Ministry Center.

April 4th, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Our first two books will explore the lives of Dr. King, and President Abraham Lincoln, two men of faith who each in their own time fought valiantly for racial justice and reconciliation in our country.

Discussion scheduled for January 20, 2018
Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (There are many editions of this book on the market. Be sure to buy the Harper Perennial 1994 edition, ISBN 978-0-06-232145-9)

Discussion scheduled for March 17, 2018
Abraham Lincoln: A Man of Faith and Courage, by Joe Wheeler, and the Second Inaugural Address, by President Abraham Lincoln. The Second Inaugural Address is widely available to download from the Internet, but will also be emailed to you.

Discussion scheduled for May 19, 2018
What Has Christianity Ever Done For Us: How it shaped the modern world, by Jonathan Hill. This book is fun (lots of pictures!) lively, informative, and important for our understanding of the contribution of Christianity to cultural Elourishing.

Discussion scheduled for July 21, 2018
The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the heart of the Reformation, by Michael Reeves. This book is reputed to be the very best brief introduction to the Reformation.
Discussion scheduled for September 15, 2018
Women of the Reformation: In Germany and Italy, by Roland H. Bainton. Women contributed signiEicantly to the Reformation, too, and Bainton ably tells some of their stories.

Discussion scheduled for November 17, 2018
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith, By Timothy Keller.
In this book, Keller unpacks the parable of the Prodigal Son to reveal in deeper ways the Gospel promise of hope and salvation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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