Joan Boice, a retired school teacher afflicted with dementia, hoped to hang on to her dignity and safety when she checked into Emerald Hills, a facility run by America’s largest assisted living company. What she and her family got was an introduction to what many think is the country’s next great health crisis.
Certainly, all the writing in The New Yorker is memorable, and this collection is no exception. The authors include such best sellers as Malcolm Gladwell, Seymour Hersh, and Jonathan Franzen - and the subjects range from the lives of short-order cooks to the secrets of college admissions.
"A random collection?"
Business. Violence. Concerns about profits. Questions of conscience. This is the untold story of the dealings between a US tire giant and Liberia’s Charles Taylor, the man who would become the first head of state convicted of crimes against humanity since the Nazi era.
A Graceful Uprising takes a closer look at the book of Romans, one of the greatest treasure troves of grace in the New Testament. The book of Romans is the Emancipation Proclamation of the church a document that describes the profound freedom enjoyed by the body of Christ. By tracing the scarlet thread of grace through Paul's monumental work, Jonathan Jones invites the church to rediscover the riches of grace once more.