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Book Review: Ivory Vikings

Ivory Vikings:  The Mystery Of The Most Famous Chessmen In The World And The Woman Who Made Them, by Nancy Marie Brown The odds are high that many people among my readers will not know the Lewis chessmen by name. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chicago’s Black Traffic In White Girls

Chicago’s Black Traffic In White Girls, by Jean Turner-Zimmerman For a short and feisty pamphlet written about the problem of sex trafficking [1] in Chicago in the early 1990’s, this book has a surprising amount of relevance to today.  It … Continue reading

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Maternal Lines: The Patriarchs (Part Two)

Having looked at the importance of endogamous marriages to the patriarchs [1], let us turn our attention to three of the most amusing stories in the Scriptures that deal with the patriarchs pretending that their wives are their sisters.  Let … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The Washington Post

Dear Washington Post, This afternoon while I was checking my e-mail at the local library, I saw that you had sent me an invitation to purchase digital content from you, and the appeal was that I should support the work … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Way Of Letting Go

The Way Of Letting Go:  One Woman’s Walk Toward Forgiveness, by Wilma Derksen [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As a survivor of early childhood rape/incest, the issue of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Principles Of International Politics

Principles Of International Politics, by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita As someone who enjoys reading about matters of international relations [1], this is the sort of book I would likely enjoy more than many people.  I was not surprised that this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Global Trends & Global Governance

Global Trends & Global Governance, edited by Paul Kennedy, Dirk Messner, and ranz Nuscheler As someone who had read a lot of material relating to appeals to globalism [1], far more than it is reasonable to expect anyone to read, … Continue reading

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Book Review: What If Jesus Had Never Been Born?

What If Jesus Had Never Been Born? by D. James Kennedy and Jerry Newcombe This book was not quite what I expected it to be.  I expected, and would have preferred, a book that gave a general positive defense of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Under An Open Heaven

Under An Open Heaven:  A New Way Of Life Revealed In John’s Gospel, by John E. Johnson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  Because they sent it to the wrong address, though, I had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Timor

Timor, O maior campo de extermínio do mundo, The biggest extermination camp in the world, La plej granda ekstermejo en la mondo, by Miguel Faria de Bastos I must admit that I have not greatly studied the problem of Timorese … Continue reading

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