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Book Review: As Southern As It Gets

As Southern As It Gets:  1,071 Reasons To Never Leave The South, by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I grew up … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Prophet

The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran This is the sort of book that it is all too easy to tear into.  An equally critical but less kind reader than myself, especially one familiar with New Age writing [1], would see in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Thinker

The Complete Thinker:  The Marvelous Mind Of G.K. Chesterton, by Dale Ahlquist In reading this book there was the frequent feeling that the author was overselling his case in Chesterton’s greatness, and even more so in the greatness of the … Continue reading

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I Wasn’t Aware It Was A Race

This morning at about 6:30AM or so, I was getting ready to leave for work when it appeared as if everyone was rustling about for one reason or another.  As I was getting ready to head out the door someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: Abraham Lincoln In The Post-Heroic Era

Abraham Lincoln In The Post-Heroic Era:  History And Memory In Late Twentieth-Century America, by Barry Schwartz There is a lot to admire about this book.  It is likely that very few people will like this book, given the author’s stilted … Continue reading

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Book Review: America’s Prophet

America’s Prophet:  Moses And The American Story, by Bruce Feiler If you are somewhat familiar with the author’s body of writing or about the relationship between American history and theology [1], then you have a fair guess as to what … Continue reading

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Not Hunting Bigfoot

Those who frequently read my personal blogs are aware of my fondness for different types of videos [1].  One of the people whose videos I often watch is Anthony Fantano, the self-described “internet’s busiest music nerd.”  On his personal channel, … Continue reading

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Zones Of Disaffection

For whatever reason, I tend to often think of matters of space.  Those who have any degree of personal familiarity with me are likely aware of the fact that my views of space are somewhat complicated.  For a deeply private … Continue reading

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The Curious Case Of Albright vs. Potter

Earlier this morning I received the following message from one of my blog’s loyal readers:  “Perhaps it’s time to explain again why you read the good, bad and the ugly. For some that would not be a good idea, the … Continue reading

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The Muslim Minority As Dhimmi

As someone who tends to keep my ear to the ground when it comes to concerns and fears about religious minorities, for somewhat personal reasons [1], it should probably come as little surprise that I view the recent terror attack … Continue reading

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