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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To Catholicism

The Politically Incorrect Guide To Catholicism, by John Zmirak At first glance, it would not appear as if I am the obvious choice for a sympathetic reading of this book, which has a lot of nice things to say about … Continue reading

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Book Review: God’s Canon

God’s Canon, by Steve Hays As someone who has read with some disapproval about the rule of faith [1] and has some decided views on the way in which the Bible was instantly canonized by the Apostles [2], I liked … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Hüsker Dü

I must admit that in stark contrast to many bands, I am not as familiar with the music of Hüsker Dü, which is Norwegian for, “Do you remember?,” a somewhat popular childhood game in those parts from what I have … Continue reading

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You Act Like It’s A Bad Thing

Today I finished an audiobook whose conclusion massively disappointed me.  The author pointed out that the rise of fierce social media hostility has made people feel bad about being out of the mainstream and acted as if that was inherently … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To Science

The Politically Incorrect Guide To Science, by Tom Bethell This book is definitely politically incorrect, that’s for sure, and it manages to avoid the blind hostility to empirical fact that one would fear upon picking up a book like this … Continue reading

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True Confessions Of A Pitchfork-Wielding Peasant From An Internet Lynch Mob

Normally speaking, social media public shamings are fairly anonymous affairs.  If you were filming a crowd of angry peasants with torches and pitchforks firmly in hand, most of the peasants involved would be somewhat anonymous.  It would not do for … Continue reading

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The Heart Of The Matter

Yesterday our retired pastor gave a sermon on the head, heart, and hands, expressing the issue of knowledge, commitment, and behavior.  I found the sermon, as I generally find the speaker’s sermons [1] to be deeply thoughtful and interesting as … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Middle East

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Middle East, by Martin Sieff I have some serious mixed feelings about this book.  On the one hand, it is clear that this author believes himself to be a very intelligent person (and I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To Islam (And The Crusades)

The Politically Incorrect Guide To Islam (And The Crusades), by Robert Spencer As someone who is familiar with both the Politically Incorrect Guides as well as Islam and the Crusades [1], I did not find much in this book to … 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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