Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Marriage Of Figaro

The Marriage Of Figaro, by Pierre Agustin Caron de Beaumarchais, translated and adapted by Bernard Sahlins The sequel to Beaumarchais’ excellent The Barber Of Seville [1], this play takes place after Figaro’s efforts to assist Count Almaviva in winning the hand … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Barber Of Seville

The Barber Of Seville, by Pierre Agustin Caron de Beaumarchais, translated and adapted by Bernard Sahlins Although before today I had never read any material by Beaumarchais, it is perhaps a bit predictable that I would find him and his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Devotions For A Sacred Marriage

Devotions For A Sacred Marriage:  A Year Of Weekly Devotions For Couples, by Gary L. Thomas [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is frequently my lot to read … Continue reading

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Book Review: Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage:  Guiding And Protecting Your Child Through The Minefield Of Divorce, by Dr. John T. Chirban I did not participate in Dr. Chirban’s divorce survey promoted through the Dr. Phil show, but in reading this book I found the … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Are Free

You Are Free:  Be Who You Already Are, by Rebekah Lyons [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Part of the occupational hazard of being who suffers openly and conspicuously … Continue reading

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Book Review: Women Who Move Mountains

Women Who Move Mountains:  Praying With Confidence, Boldness, And Grace, by Sue Detweiler [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, for better or worse, is yet … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jerusalem In Prophecy

Jerusalem In Prophecy:  God’s State For The Final Drama, by Randall Price In all fairness, when I pondered about whether to read this book or not I thought I was going to be able to tear into this book rather … Continue reading

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Book Review: Israel: I Looked Over Jordan

Israel:  I Looked Over Jordan, by Lee Anderson This is an odd book, but not a bad book.  If I learned little from this book, and founds its organization and structure to be more than a little bit haphazard and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Red Letter Revolution

Red Letter Revolution:  What If Jesus Really Meant What He Said?, by Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo There are times where reading the dialogue between friends creates an enjoyable reading experience, where the familiarity of the conversation partners creates an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exploring Our Hebraic Heritage

Exploring Our Hebraic Heritage:  A Christian Theology Of Roots And Renewal, by Marvin R. Wilson This is the sort of book that could have gone very well or very badly, and so I read it with some concern and even … Continue reading

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