Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

Human Beings

Seal’s third album, and the first single from that album, were both titled Human Beings.  The album ended up going gold, but it was definitely a step down in sales after the multi-platinum sales of the his first two eponymous … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ship In The Hill

The Ship In The Hill:  A Novel, by William L. Sullivan More than a decade ago I wrote a play where a love story between historians involved with biblical archaeology alternated with the story itself, which involved a young man … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ivory Vikings

Ivory Vikings:  The Mystery Of The Most Famous Chessmen In The World And The Woman Who Made Them, by Nancy Marie Brown The odds are high that many people among my readers will not know the Lewis chessmen by name. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Quotidian Mysteries

The Quotidian Mysteries:  Laundry, Liturgy and “Women’s Work,” by Kathleen Norris This short book of less than 100 pages served as the text of the 1998 Madeleva Lecture in Spirituality, and it takes a clear Catholic perspective of the relationship … Continue reading

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The Upside Of Nosebleeds

In the spring of 2009 I went to spend the Passover and Days of Unleavened Bread in Santiago, Chile.  The time did not go particularly well, for a variety of reasons.  For one, the Passover was an exceptionally troubled one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Desert And Shepherd In Our Biblical Heritage

Desert And Shepherd In Our Biblical Heritage, by Nogah Hareuveni This is almost the most Jewish book that I have read, and I read a lot of books that could be considered Jewish books [1], and that is both good … Continue reading

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Book Review: Miniature Gardens

Miniature Gardens:  Design And Create Miniature Fairy Gardens, Dish Gardens, Terrariums And More–Indoors And Out, by Katie Elzer-Peters I’m not going to lie, this book was too high-maintenance for me.  I’m not saying this was a bad book, because it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tiny World Terrariums

Tiny World Terrariums, by Michelle Inciarrano & Katy Maslow I actually have a terrarium, which ended up as an unintentional and oddball present from a friend of mine who was unable to take it with him back to his home … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Maternity Denied In Scripture

Although we have spent a great deal of time in this study looking at women whose children were famous and notable in the Bible, it is worthwhile as well to look at women who, for one reason or another, were … Continue reading

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Book Review: The German Army In War

The German Army In War, by Andrew Hilliard Atteridge From time to time I enjoy reading about the German military because of its importance to 19th and 20th century history [1], and I must say that this book is among the … Continue reading

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