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קּ Purpose of text ᆍ On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books  ᐌ Book Author Karen Swallow Prior ᕌ קּ Purpose of text ᆍ On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books ᐌ Book Author Karen Swallow Prior ᕌ In a world dominated by tweets and texts, hot takes and sound bites, the call to read and to read well couldn t be timely, especially for the people of God I can t think of a better person than Karen Swallow Prior to relay this important word She is full of the same wisdom and virtue that she argues great literature can cultivate in us all Matt Chandler, president of Acts 29 and lead pastor of The Village Church in DFWIt is not enough to read widely, Karen Swallow Prior says in her thought provoking new collection We must also read well and thankfully Karen takes her reader by the hand and patiently reveals how a close and enjoyable reading of literary works ranging from Jane Austen to George Saunders can pull us toward the good life This illuminating literary overview prompts us to examine deeply the books we know and love, and to reexamine our own hearts and minds through the lens of great books Anne Bogel, author of I d Rather Be Reading The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading LifePrior is the English professor most of us never had Few teachers are this clear, compelling, and Christ centered In these accessible pages the hard work of reading virtuously begins to feel both attractive and attainable Read this book carefully ideally over several months, with the literature close at hand, and perhaps with a friend and you ll have the opportunity not only to mature as a careful reader but to grow in grace and virtue Justin Taylor, blogger, The Gospel Coalition editor, ESV Study BibleRead Well Live Well.Acclaimed author Karen Swallow Prior takes us on a guided tour through works of great literature, helping us learn to love life, literature, and God through our encounters with great writing.Karen Swallow Prior has written several critically acclaimed books, but in my book, her book on books is her best yet On Reading Well is both a love letter to literature and a handbook on virtue, wisdom, and the good life Bound to be a classic, it is an engrossing work that will appeal to book nerds and casual readers alike Read it now, and you ll never take books for granted again Jonathan Merritt, contributor to the Atlantic and author of Learning to Speak God from Scratch On Reading Well is an exploration of the formative power of stories and an excavation of the life well lived, and we could scarcely have a better guide than Karen Swallow Prior.She is a person who loves and has been shaped by great books and who loves and has been shaped by the richness of Scripture, a scholar whose writing exudes both warmth and conviction This story saturated engagement with the virtues is pragmatic enough to touch the nitty gritty of our lives and imaginative enough to inspire Tish Harrison Warren, priest in the Anglican Church of North America author of Liturgy of the Ordinary Sacred Practices in Everyday LifeIt sure seems like virtue is needed now than ever And what a treasure trove we have for encountering virtue in literature Prior is a lovely and wise guide Take this resplendent tour read this book Your life will be better for it Kathryn Jean Lopez, senior fellow and director of the Center for Religion, Culture, and Civil Society, National Review Institute editor at large, National ReviewYou might not think yourself to be the kind of person to read a book about reading books If you are trying to love people, to work well, to find meaning in your life, this book is for you Prior guides us through the big questions from great books with wisdom, insight, creativity, and compassion A significant and powerful work that will refocus discussion on the meaning of reading for spiritual formation Russell Moore, president, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention A lively treatise on 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    • On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books
    • 1.3
    • 56
    • Hardcover
    • 272 pages
    • Karen Swallow Prior
    • English
    • 27 January 2016

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