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Leonard Knight’s Salvation Mountain

From, The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea,Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Spring 2016 We drove east away from the Sea, through Niland’s marginally inhabited blocks, beyond the city limits deeper into the desert to Salvation Mountain. In 1984 … Continue reading

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Irrigating the Desert

“     “There are only two man made objects you can see from outer space. One is the Great Wall of China the other is the Salton Sea. One is the result of the work of hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Publishers Weekly Calls it, “Terrifying!”

As the sometimes Russell Rathbun, I will be reading from my new book, Midrash on the Juanitos at the Virginia Street Church hosted by Common Good Books May 5th at 7:30pm–and I would really like it if you would come. … Continue reading

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Midrash on the Juanitos, a Didactic Novella

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Precluding Conclusion

In conclusion, is only the conclusion of the rants that I have collected over the years, written on various book covers and cast off materials.  I haven’t felt free to write in such an obsessive way for a while.  I … Continue reading

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House of Mercy on the Road in Chicago

House of Mercy on the Road Debbie Blue, Russell Rathbun and Linda Buturian will be in Chicago at Wicker Park Grace Wed. April 16 to read from their books and talk about the Church they started with their friends way … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper As a Revolutionary Act

How to Preach Real, Relevant, Relational and Revolutionary Sermons The Lord’s Supper  As a Revolutionary Act 1.        A revolutionary act is unexpected—a surprise.  It is the radical surprise.  The unexpected revelation of the obvious.  Something so ordinary, so taken … Continue reading

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