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.

Keeping Ourselves Open To Adventure

This morning, when I woke up more than a little tired after the long day yesterday, a day in which I had quite a few good conversations but did not end up doing any dancing [1], I did not have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Kindness Challenge

The Kindness Challenge:  Thirty Days To Improve Any Relationship, by Shaunti Feldhahn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Waterbrook.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book surprising in a number of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Control Girl

Control Girl:  Lessons On Surrendering Your Burden Of Control From Seven Women In The Bible, by Shannon Popkin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, although … Continue reading

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Voulez-Vous Danser Avec Moi Ce Soir

As someone who has read more than my fair share of books by Theonomists, especially at an earlier period of life before starting this blog, I am struck by how they deal with Genesis 4.  When God confronted Cain about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Libro De Amo

Libro De Amo, edited by Arieh ben Guni In reviewing this book it is necessary to discuss its genre before going into more details.  As a poet myself [1], from time to time I read books of poetry as a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Plene Idiota Vortaro

Plene Idiota Vortaro Kun Suplemento, by K. Paringhien The odds are good that this review will contain more text in it than the book itself.  When I find particularly odd books like this one, I find it worthwhile to report … Continue reading

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Liker Du Bøker?

I find it striking, and sometimes even a little bit depressing, how much of my life has been spent in books and in book learning.  Last night and this morning, as I was readying my things to bring them with … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Triumph Of William McKinley

The Triumph Of William McKinley:  Why The Election of 1896 Still Matters, by Karl Rove I have to admit at the outset that I am pleasantly surprised by how good this book is, having never read a book from the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Birth Of Modern Politics

The Birth Of Modern Politics:  Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828, by Lynn Hudson Parsons In reading this book, published in 2009, I was struck by how relevant it was to the contemporary political environment.  Of … Continue reading

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The Price Of Heresy

Some years ago [1], I read a book written by a libertarian which promoted itself, falsely, as being a book about the “real” Abraham Lincoln when it was nothing of the kind.  At the time, I was content to give … Continue reading

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