March Madness

You know March Madness is happening when your brother gives you updates on basketball scores during Easter dinner. The second Crux staff pick theme for the month is March Madness, variously interpreted.

Cindy chose When God Interrupts by M. Craig Barnes because the chaos around unwanted and uninvited change seems like madness.

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Ed picked The Mad Farmer Poems by Wendell Berry because of the title.

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Heather thought that since the prophets in the Bible were often thought to be mad, she’d pick The Prophecy of Isaiah: An Introduction and Commentary by J. Alec Motyer.

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Carolyn is reading Darkness is My Only Companion by Kathryn Greene-McCreight on the recommendation of several people, and appreciates the insights of a trained theologian with personal experience of mental illness.

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Sheila recommends The World’s Last Night by C.S. Lewis because it is helping her navigate the madness of the current political landscape.

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Connor chose Fools, Frauds, and Firebrands by Roger Scruton because of the title.

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Andrew picked Should We Live Forever? by Gilbert Meilaender, because maybe that is a mad idea, that living forever thing.

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