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Book Review: Bongo Fury 2: Holiday For Skins

Bongo Fury 2:  Holiday For Skins, by Simon Maltman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and feelings are my own.] The sequel to an excellent beginning [1], this book happens to up the … Continue reading

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As Long As I Am In This Tent

2 Peter is one of the more obscure and controversial of the books of the Bible, and likely one of the books that people pay less attention to despite the fact that it is full of verses and passages of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cancer, Faith, And Unexpected Joy

Cancer, Faith, And Unexpected Joy:  What My Mother Taught Me About How To Live And How To Die, by Becky Baudouin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Days Of Richard III

The Last Days Of Richard III, by John Ashdown-Hill One of the more entertaining controversies about English history and its contemporary relevance is the fight that goes on over the life and behavior of Richard III.  Some of the facts … Continue reading

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Book Review: Truth Doesn’t Have A Side

Truth Doesn’t Have A Side:  My Alarming Discovery About The Danger Of Contact Sports, by Dr. Bennet Omalu with Mark Tabb [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I feel … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Miracle Of Father Kapaun

The Miracle Of Father Kapaun:  Priest, Soldier, And Korean War Hero, by Roy Wenzl and Travis Heying During my undergraduate studies I took a course in British and Irish history to 1200 AD that included the reading of various kinds … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Collected Poems Of Emily Dickinson

The Collected Poems Of Emily Dickinson, by Emily Dickinson with introduction and notes by Rachel Wetzsteon In high school I had to interpret a poem by Emily Dickinson (not included in this volume) as part of my IB education, and … Continue reading

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The Two Tests Of Godly Prophets

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given at the United Church of God Portland, Oregon congregation on September 2, 2017.] When I was a student at the Ambassador Bible Center some time ago, one of my instructors … Continue reading

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Have A Nice Life

After leaving my congregation’s annual campout and writing all of the book reviews that needed to get done after my voluminous reading, I drove some distance to see my CASA kiddo for perhaps my last visit.  For those who are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters To Juliet: Celebrating Shakespeare’s Greatest Heroine

Letters To Juliet:  Celebrating Shakespeare’s Greatest Heroine, The Magical City Of Verona, And The Power Of Love, by Lise Friedman & Ceil Friedman Like many people, I have participated in various reenactments of the famous balcony scene–once in the ninth … Continue reading

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