Daily Archives: May 29, 2019

What You Heard Is Different Than What I Said

This past Sabbath when I was teaching the Sabbath school lesson on Samuel, I had an interesting experience that I happened to find very Nathanish, and perhaps it is something that you will be able to relate to as well.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Silk Parachute

Like several of the author’s books, this particular volume is a collection of somewhat disparate essays of different lengths and content.  All of them are testament to the way that McPhee writes, which is itself a worthwhile element.  In many … Continue reading

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Book Review: Irons In The Fire

Irons In The Fire, by John McPhee Does one need a reason to read a book by John McPhee?  Given this book, and his many other books, it would appear that the existence of such a book is sufficient to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Founding Fish

The Founding Fish, by John McPhee I must admit that I never thought that I would read a book of more than 300 pages that was mostly devoted to various essays about shad.  Nor did I think that I would … Continue reading

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