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Book Review: The Sayings Of The Desert Fathers

The Saying Of The Desert Fathers:  The Alphabetical Collection, translated and with a forward by Benedicta Ward A book like this is like coming to a ball of thread that serves as the base of a great many intriguing but … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Serious Call To A Devout And Holy Life

A Serious Call To A Devout And Holy Life, by William Law I would likely never have read quite a few books, including this one, had I not first read a book commending this work as one of 25 books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Scriptures

Lost Scriptures:  Books That Did Not Make It Into The New Testament, by Bart D. Ehrman The books (or excerpts or fragments of books) discussed in this book are not really lost scriptures, in the sense that they were ever … Continue reading

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Book Review: Original Christianity

Original Christianity:  A New Key To Understanding The Gospel Of Thomas And Other Lost Scriptures, by Peter Novak This book fails in its fundamental premise.  In order to instruct regarding original Christianity, one has to know what that is, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Visions Of God

Visions Of God:  Four Medieval Mystics And Their Writings, by Karen Armstrong It should come as little surprise that I would read a book like this given my fondness for reading books by Christian mystics [1], but I found this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of The Unknown God

Secrets Of The Unknown God, by Nicky Verster [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In order to best understand this book, it is worthwhile to know … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ideal Made Real

The Ideal Made Real, or Metaphysics For Beginners, by Christian D. Larson I really detest books like this from the standpoint of metaphysics and theology, but if there is one thing that my reading on early 20th century occult thinking … Continue reading

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Book Review: From The Cross To The Church

From The Cross To The Church:  The Emergence Of The Church From The Chaos Of The Crucifixion, by A.C. Graziano [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] If you … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Four Agreements

The Four Agreements:  A Toltec Wisdom Book, by Don Miguel Ruiz Some years ago, when I was working in my first of many positions at the company I currently work for, one of my coworkers was passing around this particular … Continue reading

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Book Review: Discovering His Image

Discovering His Image:  Exploding From The Inside Out, by Jennefer Payne [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] If you have a taste for awkward religious poetry, this is … Continue reading

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