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Book Review: The Most Important Women Of The Bible

The Most Important Women Of The Bible:  Remarkable Stories Of God’s Love And Remption, by Aaron and Elaina Sharp [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For the … Continue reading

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#MeToo

My father used to love telling a story about the high point of his career as a thespian in school plays, when he played a character whose only line was “Me too.”  Although he did not consider himself a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Slow Down

Slow Down:  Embracing The Everyday Moments of Motherhood, by Nichole Nordeman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] At first glance, this book is a gorgeous coffee-table quality book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sacred Mundane

Sacred Mundane:  How To Find Freedom, Purpose, And Joy, by Kari Patterson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] To a large degree, I am not part of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Free In The Cotton South

Becoming Free In The Cotton South, by Susan Eva O’Donovan In reading a book like this, one has to take its conclusions with a grain of salt.  Since books by self-avowed Marxist historians are of immensely dubious value on account … Continue reading

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Book Review: 25 Questions You’re Afraid To Ask About Love, Sex, And Intimacy

25 Questions You’re Afraid To Ask About Love, Sex, And Intimacy, by Dr. Juli Slattery [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] No joke, this is one of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Southern Families At War

Southern Families At War:  Loyalty And Conflict In The Civil War South, edited by Catherine Clinton When people think of a great deal of contemporary writing about warfare to involve dubious progressive politics and an excessive concern with gender issues … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Colors Of Courage

The Colors Of Courage:  Gettysburg’s Forgotten History:  Immigrants, Women, And African-Americans In The Civil War’s Defining Battle, by Margaret S. Creighton My own long-standing concern about the way that social histories telling the stories of supposedly subaltern groups notwithstanding, this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Women Who Move Mountains

Women Who Move Mountains:  Praying With Confidence, Boldness, And Grace, by Sue Detweiler [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, for better or worse, is yet … Continue reading

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Book Review: At One Ment: Growing To Knowing God

At One Ment:  Growing To Knowing God, by Jan Ellis [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Since I am going to have a lot to say about this … Continue reading

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