Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Church And The Community

The Church And The Community, by Jonathan Dade [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book to be structured in a very interesting way.  The author has … Continue reading

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Book Review: The End Times Survival Guide

The End Times Survival Guide:  Ten Biblical Strategies For Faith And Hope In These Uncertain Times, by Mark Hitchcock [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale House Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jackstraws: Poems

Jackstraws:  Poems, by Charles Simic I must admit that I had to look up the meaning of the title of this book.  I suppose my age may be a part of it, but I was not familiar with the game … Continue reading

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Book Review: My Noiseless Entourage: Poems

My Noiseless Entourage:  Poems, by Charles Simic When one becomes familiar with an author through reading a large quantity of his or her works, one gets a very strong sense of who they are as an author.  There are some … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walking The Black Cat: Poems

Walking The Black Cat:  Poems, by Charles Simic When beginning this book, I already knew that I would like it because quite a few of its poems, including the incomparable “Have You Met Miss Jones,” were in a previous compilation … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hotel Insomnia: Poems

Hotel Insomnia:  Poems, by Charles Simic Having read about half a dozen or so of the author’s books before getting to this one, it was little surprise that this book would deal so heavily in one of the topics that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Color Of Law

The Color Of Law:  A Forgotten History Of How Our Government Segregated America, by Richard Rothstein Let us make it clear at the outset that this is not a very good book at all.  The author’s tone is continually abusive … Continue reading

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Book Review: To Change The Church

To Change The Church:  Pope Francis And The Future Of Catholicism, by Ross Douthat As someone who is at least a moderately serious observer of the Roman Catholic Church [1], I have somewhat mixed feelings about this book.  I think … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Does The Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality?

What Does The Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality?, by Kevin DeYoung Like many contemporary writers, against my own personal inclinations I have felt it necessary from time to time to write about homosexuality [1], and one gets the sense that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Taking God At His Word

Taking God At His Word:  Why The Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, And Enough, And What That Means For You And Me, by Kevin DeYoung As someone who has ready plenty of books defending the plenary inspiration of the Bible [1], … Continue reading

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