Oxfam Bookstore Conversation: “The Pleasure of Ownership”

The feel of a hardback, the beauty of an older book sitting on shelf, the smell of the pages in an older book, and the sound of paper as you turn the pages all contribute to the cultivation of a love for reading.

Philip Melanchthon: The Mirror of Desire in Relation to the Commands of Christ

“There is an inverse relationship between the apparent oddity of his commands and my desire to do what he says.”