Daily Archives: May 1, 2018

Assessing The Shepherd Of Hermas As Literature

There are some books that one reads for enjoyment, and there are other books that one reads because they are historically or culturally significant, and though there are some fortunate books where both of these are the case (which is … Continue reading

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Two Children In A Courtroom

To a blond cherubic child, a courtroom seems a fine place to explore on hands and knees, crawling under benches filled with well-dressed and solemn adults speaking seriously about serious things.  But he is held back by his father, who … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Styx

Influence is a funny thing.  Sometimes that influence is direct, in the sense that a band and its approach are copied by others, and sometimes that influence is most visible in a negative sense at being the source of ridicule.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The People Code

The People Code:  It’s All About Your Innate Motive, by Dr. Taylor Hartman This book reminds me of one of those sketchy late-night infomercials where an orange fake-tanned spokesman with an equally fake smile attempts to oversell a product that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Escaping The Great Deception

Escaping The Great Deception, by Derick Frank with Françoise Frank I was loaned this book by some friends of mine who found themselves highly in agreement with the book’s material with some minor exceptions.  I must admit that I found … Continue reading

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