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Book Review: Medieval Warfare Source Book

Medieval Warfare Source Book:  Christian Europe And Its Neighbors, by David Nicolle Most of the time, when Westerners think of the Middle Ages, they think of knights fighting gallantly on horseback.  What this book does, and does well, is place … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ethical World-Conception Of The Norse People

The Ethical World-Conception Of The Norse People, by Andrew Peter Fors As someone with a bit of Scandinavian heritage and a great deal of interest in the history and culture of the area [1], I found this to be an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exploring Depression And Beating The Blues

Exploring Depression And Beating The Blues:  A CBT Self-Help Guide To Understanding And Coping With Depression In Asperger’s Syndrome (ASD-Level 1), by Tpony Attwood and Michelle Garnett, with illustrations by Colin Thompson This book, as might be expected, is aimed … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Paradox Of Holiness; Faith In Search Of Obedience

Book Review:  The Paradox Of Holiness; Faith In Search Of Obedience, by Donald G. Bloesch [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As I like to review books two … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour:  The European Adventure Of A Continental Drifter, by Tim Moore Once you become familiar with this author and his approach, as this is the fourth book of his I have read, you have a great deal of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Treasure Principle

The Treasure Principle:  Unlocking The Secrets Of Joyful Giving, by Randy Alcorn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Multnomah Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The subject of tithing and giving among Christians … Continue reading

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Monuments Men: The Case For Removal

[Note:  Although I had not planned to originally talk about this issue, the proliferation of vandalism of various monuments to Confederate war heroes of the American Civil War has prompted me to add my own thoughts to the matter.  As … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Connections

American Connections:  The Founding Fathers.  Networked. by James Burke This was a disappointing book to read, and one that could have been so much better.  When a book is praised by someone like Bill Gates, one expects this to be … Continue reading

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The Google Diversity Memo: A Question Of Framing

For the last couple of days I have been reading a great deal of hand-wringing over a memo written a now-former employee at Google.  It is not my interest here to talk about the memo itself, much less to comment … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gospel Of Jesus Christ: Whosoever Will Come After Me…

The Gospel Of Jesus Christ:  Whosoever Will Come After Me…:  A Study In Mark, by Russell M. Stendal [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] One of the perks … Continue reading

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