Monthly Archives: June 2018

Book Review: Monophysitism Past And Present: A Study In Christology

Monophysitism Past And Present:  A Study In Christology, by A.A. Luce Make no mistake, this book is a mess.  It is not a worthless mess, something that one should avoid reading, rather a revealing mess that is quite worth reading … Continue reading

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Letters From The Mailbox: Part Two

Yesterday, I received the following message in my inbox as part of an ongoing conversation I have had with a reader, and I thought I would share the e-mail and some brief comments about it, as I perceive that it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Breaking Cat News

Breaking Cat News:  Cats Reporting On The News That Matters To Cats, by Georgia Dunn This is a hilarious book, if you like witty cat humor that seeks to view what is newsworthy from the point of view of house … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Talk To Your Cat About Gun Safety

The American Association Of Patriots Presents:  How To Talk To Your Cat About Gun Safety And Abstinence, Drugs, Satanism, And Other Dangers That Threaten Their Nine Lives, by Zachary Auburn Being fond of cat humor [1], I picked this book … Continue reading

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Maybe We Don’t Want Our Towns To Be Strong

Earlier today I found myself being promoted an initiative called Strong Towns that wishes to encourage higher density zoning and a focus on pedestrian-friendly towns that reduce sprawl and make life much more difficult for those of us who use … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walk On

Walk On:  From Pee Wee Dropout To The NFL Sidelines–My Unlikely Story Of Football, Purpose, And Following An Amazing God, by Ben Malcolmson with Patti McCord [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah WaterBrook Press.  All thoughts … Continue reading

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Book Review: God, The World, And Me

God, The World, And Me:  A Look At Diverse Views Of Scripture From The Point Of View Of A Psychiatrist, by Clemmie Palmer II, MD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and … Continue reading

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As Your Soul Prospers…

As someone who is particularly fond of the Gospel of 3 John [1], it is little surprise that I was pleased when yesterday’s sermon began with a discussion of John’s greeting to Gaias in 3 John :1-4:  “The Elder, To the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atlantic History: A Critical Appraisal

Atlantic History:  A Critical Appraisal, edited by Jack P. Greene and Philip D. Morgan I have long been fascinated by the world of the Atlantic.  Although I happen to live now in an area far away from that ocean in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Africa And Africans In The Making Of The Atlantic World, 1400-1800

Africa And Africans In The Making Of The Atlantic World, 1400-1800, by John Thornton This book is an example of some of the tensions that are inherent within revisionist history.  This book is an able if somewhat highly technical and … Continue reading

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