An ongoing, thoughtful conversation about the reading life brought to you by the editors and contributors to the Englewood Review of Books. Panelists discuss how they engage in reading, what it means to read well, and of course the books and writers they enjoy. Expect lively discussions about books from all genres from a rotating group of writers and readers who care about reading well.
Episode 17: Lee Camp and Amy Peterson
Jen is joined by repeat-podcast guest Amy Peterson and first-time guest Lee Camp, for a heartfelt discussion of political and ethical formation in the wake of the disorienting 2020 election in the U.S.Amy Peterson is a writer, teacher, and postulant...
Episode 16: Laura Fabrycky and Chris Smith on political theology, Bonhoeffer, and reading widely in a contentious political season
Jen is joined by first-time podcast guest Laura Fabrycky and ERB editor Chris Smith for a rich and impassioned conversation about the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, political theology, and the role of reading in a contentious political culture.Laura...
Episode 15: Tish Harrison Warren and Stina-Kielsmeier Cook on reading in the midst of doubt, suffering and human vulnerability.
Jen is joined by Tish Harrison Warren and Stina Kielsmeier-Cook for a deep and heartfelt conversation about reading through doubt, suffering and vulnerability.Stina Kielsmeier-Cook is a writer living in Minneapolis. (You may remember her from Episode...
Episode 14: On Words, Empathy and Disorientation with Lauren Winner & Marilyn McEntyre
Jen is joined by prolific writers Lauren Winner and Marilyn McEntyre for a thoughtful and wide-ranging conversation about the role of words, empathy and reading during such a disorienting season.Marilyn McEntyre has spent many years teaching American...
Episode 13: Katelyn Beaty & Al Hsu on Christian Publishing in the time of Covid
Jen is joined by two experienced and talented publishers to discuss topics like diversity of voices and writing in Christian publishing, the state of publishing in 2020, and what they are currently reading.Katelyn Beaty is a writer, editor, and speaker....
Episode 12: ERB Round-Up
Jen is joined by ERB editors Chris Smith and John Wilson, as well as podcast producer and ERB contributor Joel Wentz, for a free-wheeling conversation about what we are all reading right now. We cover a wide span of genres, styles, and authors, so...
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