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Book Review: Mermaids In The Basement

Mermaids In The Basement:  Poems For Women, by Carolyn Kizer Unfortunately, when I was getting this book from the library, intrigued by its title, I did not see the subtitle of the book stating that this book, like so many … Continue reading

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Book Review: Revelations Of Divine Love

Revelations Of Divine Love, by Julian Of Norwich I likely would have never read this book had it not been included as among the 25 books that a group of not very wise people thought that all Christians should read … Continue reading

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Let’s Wait Awhile

From time to time I like to discuss songs that are immensely culturally significant, and today I would like to tackle what is perhaps my favorite Janet Jackson song, her 1980’s classic ballad “Let’s Wait Awhile.”  From time to time … Continue reading

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Book Review: Made Like Martha

Made Like Martha, by Katie M. Reid [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Waterbrook/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When I was reading this book, as someone well acquainted with the cultural importance of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bro Code

The Bro Code, by Barney Stinson with Matt Kuhn Although my knowledge of and fandom of the late CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother is at best slight [1], this book does fit in with a genre of books … Continue reading

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The Shepherd Of Hermas And Its View Of Women

What sort of view do we get from the Shepherd of Hermas concerning women?  Perhaps this is a question you have not pondered, since it is quite possible that you have (like Hermas) never thought to ask what an obscure … Continue reading

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Book Review: Woman Of Strength

Woman Of Strength:  Learning From The Proverbs 31 Woman, by the editors of Servant Books There are a few things that a cautious reader should know going into this book.  For one, although this book is organized around the theme … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Lesley Gore

I will be the first to admit that my knowledge of Lesley Gore is rather limited.  Like most people, I am most familiar with a couple of songs she recorded before the age of eighteen:  “It’s My Party” and “You … Continue reading

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Album Review: Rainbow (2017)

Rainbow, by Kesha Ultimately, this album may prove to be among the most culturally significant albums of 2017.  The context of this album is illuminating, in that it was released after a massive popular outcry against Kesha’s label forced their … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rocket Girl

Rocket Girl:  The Story Of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist, by George D. Morgan To begin with, this book is a factional/nonfiction novel by the author about his mother.  The writer first wrote a well-regarded play about … Continue reading

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