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A Meditation On The Universality Of Slavery

Occasionally I find myself a witness to fascinating conversations and today while I had a moment to rest in between running various errands and preparing to head off to The Dalles (which I will be doing after I stop at … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bad Catholic’s Guide To The Seven Deadly Sins

The Bad Catholic’s Guide To The Seven Deadly Sins, by John Zmirak Even without having a close background in the Thomist language of the seven deadly sins, the seven cardinal virtues, and then the seven neuroses, a lot of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sermon On The Mount

The Sermon On The Mount, by W.D. Davies My feelings about this particular book are somewhat complicated.  The author clearly knows a lot about the sermon on the mount and how it connects with various other parts of scripture as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Studies In The Sermon On The Mount

Studies In The Sermon On The Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones This book is technically the second volume of two dealing with Matthew 5-7, and this book covers Matthew 6-7.  I was very pleasantly surprised by this book.  The author, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pure Logistics

Pure Logistics, by George C. Thorpe This book had an interesting story.  Written in the early 20th century by a Marine thinker, the book was nearly entirely forgotten, in large part because no one cared about logistics and the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Discipling Your Grandchildren

Discipling Your Grandchildren:  Great Ideas To Help Them Know, Love, And Serve God, by Dr. Josh Mulvihill with Jen Mulvihill and Linda Weddle [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Books in exchange for an honest … Continue reading

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Album Review: Shine A Light

Shine A Light, by Bryan Adams If you’re a fan of Bryan Adams, as I am, then you will know that he is definitely well on his path as a legacy act, with popular live shows to devoted fans but … Continue reading

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Privilege: A Problematic Paradigm: Issues And Alternatives: Part One

Over the past few days I have been, like many other people, plagued by well-meaning but entirely misguided and wrong-thinking calls on the part of people and companies to check privilege and work to become better at overcoming supposed structural … Continue reading

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Book Review: Judah Benjamin: Mystery Man Of The Confederacy

Judah Benjamin:  Mystery Man Of The Confederacy, by S.I. Neiman Judah Benjamin is an admittedly obscure person if one looks at the history of the Civil War.  Little is known or thought about him, and few books are written about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Robert E. Lee (See And Read)

Robert E. Lee (See And Read), by Ruby L. Radford If you want to find out where history gets screwed up, one of the most obvious places to look is books written for children.  Generally speaking, books written for more … Continue reading

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