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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: 1 Corinthians

Mastering The Basics:  1 Corinthians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace This particular volume is the biggest of the series [1], about 120 pages, twice as long as the other volumes in the series.  Bigger is not always better, and … Continue reading

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Human Beings

Seal’s third album, and the first single from that album, were both titled Human Beings.  The album ended up going gold, but it was definitely a step down in sales after the multi-platinum sales of the his first two eponymous … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Way Of Letting Go

The Way Of Letting Go:  One Woman’s Walk Toward Forgiveness, by Wilma Derksen [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a survivor of early childhood rape/incest, the issue of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Treasured Grace

Treasured Grace, by Tracie Peterson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The author of this book, working in a genre I do not read as often as others … Continue reading

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Book Review: Timor

Timor, O maior campo de extermínio do mundo, The biggest extermination camp in the world, La plej granda ekstermejo en la mondo, by Miguel Faria de Bastos I must admit that I have not greatly studied the problem of Timorese … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Exit & The Flies

No Exit & The Flies, by Jean-Paul Sartre I first became familiar with the writings and thinking of Sartre [1] as a high school student doing a dramatic reading of the part of Garcin in No Exit.  I happened to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding, by Federico García Lorca in a version by Ted Hughes It is easy to see, when one knows a little about the lives of both García Lorca and Ted Hughes, why the materials in this play were of … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Environment, Society And The Black Death

Environment, Society And The Black Death:  An Interdisciplinary Approach To The Late-Medieval Crisis In Sweden, edited by Per Lagerås As someone who reviews fairly prolifically for De Re Militari, to the point where sometimes I have two or three reviews … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Way Of The Dragon Or The Way Of The Lamb

The Way Of The Dragon Or The Way Of The Lamb:  Searching For Jesus’ Path Of Power In A Church That Has Abandoned It, by Jamin Goggin And Kyle Strobel [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas … Continue reading

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Living Like We Were Dying

Yesterday morning, I rested on the Sabbath as I frequently do, by writing, in this case writing my next sermonette, which is about a month away.  During that time I talked with my mum about what feast plans her and … Continue reading

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