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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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Movie Review: Patterns Of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle: Part One

As someone who saw and enjoyed the previous movie in this series when it was also released for a Fathom exclusive [1], I have to say that this is the sort of film that I can easily appreciate.  The filmmaker, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Celt And Roman

Celt And Roman:  The Celts In Italy, by Peter Berresford Ellis This book could have been so much better than it was.  When one is writing a book about the interaction between two very different peoples whose relationship was very … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: The Connection Between The Nephilim And The Giants

Last night while I was at dinner with one of our congregation’s retired pastors [1], I received a request to write about one of the more intriguing mysteries relating to origin in the Bible, that of the pre-flood Nephilim and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Aerial Atlas Of The Holy Land

Aerial Atlas Of The Holy Land, by John Bowker, Photography by Sonia Halliday and Bryan Knox It seems baffling that three recorded authors were required to make this book.  It is not hard to see why a book like this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Old Testament Parallels

Old Testament Parallels:  Laws And Stories From The Ancient Near East, by Victor H. Matthews and Don C. Benjamin Anyone who has both scholarly interests and an abiding respect and honor for the scriptures is used to the claims that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Aegean Bronze Age

The Aegean Bronze Age, by Oliver Dickinson It should be noted at the outset that I greatly prefer the historical approach to the archaeological approach when it comes to providing insight on the past.  To be sure, I have a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Early Greece: The Bronze And Archaic Ages

Early Greece:  The Bronze And Archaic Ages, by M. I. Finley This particular book is an interesting one, and it sets out a goal that is simultaneously modest and ambitious and manages to succeed with it.  That goal, of course, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise And Fall Of Ancient Egypt

The Rise And Fall Of Ancient Egypt, by Toby Wilkinson Although Egypt and Egyptology are certainly very popular subjects, there is a striking lack of history books that seek to tackle the entire scope of ancient Egyptian history.  There are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise And Fall Of The Nephilim

The Rise And Fall Of The Nephilim:  The Untold Story Of Fallen Angels, Giants On The Earth, And Their Extraterrestrial Origins, by Scott Alan Roberts I must admit that it would sometimes be ideal if I read more about the … Continue reading

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