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.

On The Importance Of Exhausting The Possible Space

Yesterday during the sermonette portion of services for our local congregation, which has been meeting remotely during the current Coronavirus crisis, a video played to support camp.  It is expected that the camps will be open at some point during … Continue reading

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Book Review: Assamese Demonology

Assamese Demonology, by Benudhar Rajkhowa As someone who has lived in Southeast Asia, I can speak with some personal authority on the survival of beliefs in various folk demons within the peoples of Southeast Asia.  The proliferation of spirit houses … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elizabethan Demonology

Elizabethan Demonology:  An Essay in illustration of the belief in the existence of devils, and the powers possessed by them, as it was generally held during the period of the Reformation, and the times immediately succeedings; with special reference to … Continue reading

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Book Review: They Shall Expel Demons

They Shall Expel Demons:  Expanded Edition, by Derek Prince [Note:  This book was given free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Whether or not it is a good … Continue reading

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You Should Have Seen It Coming

This morning I received an e-mail from the WaPo, an organization that has done more than most to increase the toxic partisanship in the contemporary United States, express complaints on the part of researchers into Coronavirus models that they did … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sabbath: Restoring The Sacred Rhythm Of Rest

Sabbath:  Restoring The Sacred Rhythm Of Rest, by Wayne Muller This book was disappointing.  On the positive side, it is to the author’s credit that he views the Sabbath as a liberating practice rather than something that impoverishes and diminishes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sabbath Day Of Eternity

Sabbath Day Of Eternity, by Aryeh Kaplan There is a fundamental flaw of logic at the heart of this book.  The author writes about the Sabbath from a Jewish perspective, specifically from the erroneous premise that the Talmud springs from … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sabbath Question Illustrated

The Sabbath Question Illustrated, by a Roadside Enquirer In reading this book I was struck by the melancholy reflection that evangelical Christianity has tended to have a bad reputation in England but a better one in the United States.  There … Continue reading

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Learn To Swim People: Insights From The Medieval Death Bot

For those who are unaware, the Medieval Death Bot is one of the more entertaining bots on Twitter, giving a random death that has been recorded from the death records of the 14th century.  It is strangely humorous to talk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Galen: Two Bibliographical Demonstrations

Galen:  Two Bibliographical Demonstrations, by James Finlayson When I am stuck and not able to get books from the library or even get very much through the mail, it is worthwhile to find odd and old books that one can … Continue reading

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