Monthly Archives: February 2019

Book Review: The Graveyard Of The Hesperides

The Graveyard Of The Hesperides (A Flavia Albia Mystery #4), by Lindsey Davis This book continues the author’s winning streak of writing a compelling mystery series set in a dark world that is both historically researched and chillingly relevant.  Beyond … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deadly Election

Deadly Election (A Flavia Albia Mystery #3), by Lindsey Davis What is it that makes a series compelling?  While I am fond of historical mysteries, they are not a genre that I have read as widely as I would perhaps … Continue reading

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A Discourse On The Changes Of The Nature Of Prey Animals In The Millennium

As is my custom, even when I am busy during services taking notes on the computer for our congregation’s deaf and hard of hearing members, I tend to think about the messages that I hear and often find material worthy … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road Less Traveled And Beyond

The Road Less Traveled And Beyond:  Spiritual Growth In An Age Of Anxiety, by M. Scott Peck This was the third and (hopefully) final book in the series that M. Scott Peck wrote relating to his breakthrough work The Road … Continue reading

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Book Review: Further Along The Road Less Traveled

Further Along The Road Less Traveled:  The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth:  The Edited Lectures, by M. Scott Peck As is often the case with writers, once they write a book that strikes with the public consciousness they often are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road Less Traveled

The Road Less Traveled:  A New Psychology Of Love, Traditional Values And Spiritual Growth, by M. Scott Peck I probably would have read this book much earlier had I had a better impression of Peck, as my first introduction to … Continue reading

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Chronicle Of A Poker Night

I had intended on writing this a bit earlier than I have, but as is sometimes the case, circumstances were not favorable.  For one, I did not arrive home last night from a poker night until after 12:30AM, at which … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fundamentalism And American Culture

Fundamentalism And American Culture, by George M. Marsden I do not believe there is a large market for a book like this one.  That is not to say in any way that this book is not good.  It is, in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Twilight Of The American Enlightenment

The Twilight Of The American Enlightenment:  The 1950s And The Crisis Of Liberal Belief, by George M. Marsden As someone who has long appreciated the divide between left and right, I found this book fascinating in its look at mainstream … Continue reading

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Book Review: Understanding Fundamentalism And Evangelicalism

Understanding Fundamentalism And Evangelicalism, by George M. Marsden It was not until getting to near the end of this book that I really appreciated it.  As someone who is on the outskirts of both fundamentalist and evangelical culture, largely through … Continue reading

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