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Book Review: Midrash And Mishnah

Midrash And Mishnah:  A Study In The Early History Of The Halakah, by Jacob Z. Lauterbach There are a great many reasons why I looked forward to reading this book and enjoyed it so much.  For one, the book was … Continue reading

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Book Review: 48 Lies About American History

48 Lies About American History (That You Probably Learned In School), by Larry Schweikart The author knows what he is talking about when he criticizes textbooks for the lies they pass along, and he names names in this humorous and … Continue reading

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Book Review: 7 Events That Made America America

7 Events That Made America America And Proved That The Founding Fathers Were Right All Along, by Larry Schweikart How you view this book will depend in large part on how much you agree with the author’s libertarian perspective.  There … Continue reading

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Woe To The Scribes And Pharisees: Part Three

In our closing section of this particular discussion [1], it is worthwhile to discuss the melancholy nature of the origin of conflict between the biblical worldview of Christianity and the Talmudic worldview of the scribes and Pharisees that formed the … Continue reading

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

I can’t remember when I first heard of Outkast.  The first songs of theirs that I was aware of were probably Rosa Parks and Bombs Over Baghdad, but the first ones I remember hearing on the radio were Ms. Jackson … Continue reading

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Book Review: Christianity In The Roman Empire

Christianity In The Roman Empire:  Key Figures, Beliefs, And Practices Of The Early Church, by Robert E. Winn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bad Religion

Bad Religion:  How We Became A Nation Of Heretics, by Ross Douthat This book was hard for me to finish, not because it was a bad book, but because it felt like the author was missing something.  A large part … Continue reading

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Book Review: Privilege

Privilege:  Harvard And The Education Of The Ruling Class, by Ross Gregory Douthat Although I have never studied at Harvard or any other ivy league school, there was a lot I could identify with concerning this book and the author’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wait: The Art And Science Of Delay

Wait:  The Art And Science Of Delay, by Frank Partnoy In general, I would say that my feelings towards this book are mixed to positive, in general.  This book certainly belongs as part of those pseudoscientific books that seek to … Continue reading

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Book Review: To Change The Church

To Change The Church:  Pope Francis And The Future Of Catholicism, by Ross Douthat As someone who is at least a moderately serious observer of the Roman Catholic Church [1], I have somewhat mixed feelings about this book.  I think … Continue reading

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