My post "Three ways to spend Christmas book money" appeared on the Associated Baptist Press ABPnews Blog yesterday. I'll post the full text here on Ecclesial Theology in a couple of days; meanwhile here's a snippet from the beginning of the post:
In 1500 Dutch humanist and theologian Desiderius Erasmus wrote to a friend, “When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.” Thanks to gift cards from Amazon or Barnes and Noble and/or undesignated gifts of Christmas cash, many bibliophiles among the readers of the ABPnews Blog are currently in a somewhat more comfortable position for expanding their libraries without resorting to such ascetic extremes.
How to spend this windfall? Here are three recommendations of books published in the last half of 2012 that are worth reading in 2013 by the Associated Baptist Press constituency... (continue reading post on the ABPnews Blog)