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I often discover great books in the footnotes of the book I’m currently reading. What discoveries have you made in the footnotes of the books you’re reading?

While reading The Resurrection of the Son of God by N. T. Wright, I discovered Sounding the Depths: Theology Through the Arts edited by Jeremy Begbie.

I often discover great books in the footnotes of the book I’m currently reading. What discoveries have you made in the footnotes of the books you’re reading?

While reading Project President: Bad Hair & Botox on the Road to the White House by Ben Shapiro, I discovered One Thousand Beards: A Cultural History of Facial Hair by Allan Peterkin.

I often discover great books in the footnotes of the book I’m currently reading. What discoveries have you made in the footnotes of the books you’re reading?

While reading The Evangelicals: What They Believe, Who They Are, Where They Are Changing, I discovered The Man Nobody Knows by Bruce Barton.

Here’s the footnote’s content, “Even politically conservative evangelicals today [1975] are startled by the crudeness of a work like Bruce Barton’s The Man Nobody Knows: A Discovery of the Real Jesus (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1925), which made Jesus out to be a capitalist and the founder of modern salesmanship and advertising. Barton’s book was a bestseller in the late twenties.”

I often discover great books in the footnotes of the book I’m currently reading. What discoveries have you made in the footnotes of the books you’re reading?

While reading The Secret Message of Jesus: Uncovering the Truth That Could Change Everything by Brian D. McLaren, I discovered The Trouble with Islam: A Muslim’s Call for Reform in Her Faith by Irshad Manji.