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Book Review: Alive In The Wild

Alive In The Wild, edited by Victor H. Cahalane This is the sort of book I would have enjoyed a great deal more as a child than I enjoyed reading this book as an adult.  I say this not because … Continue reading

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Bible: Two Proofs And Two Mis-Translations

Bible:  Two Proofs And Two Mis-Translations:  Why Some Christians Reject Science, by Jesse Clopton James [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book is a hard one to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Childhood Disrupted

Childhood Disrupted:  How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, And How You Can Heal, by Donna Jackson Nakazawa Like a few previous books I have read, this book was read for the CASA book of the month club, and I can … Continue reading

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Book Review: Improving Your Memory

Improving Your Memory, by Janet Fogler and Lynn Stern I happened to randomly pick up this book, and always being interested in the issue of memory and the mind [1], I decided to give it a look as it did … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Limits Of Artificial Intelligence

The Limits Of Artificial Intelligence, by Jacob T. Schwartz As someone who often ponders questions of design and intelligence from a variety of different angles [1], I am often intrigued by the problem of computers and artificial intelligence.  After all, … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Think About Evolution

How To Think About Evolution & Other Bible-Science Controversies, by L. Duane Thurman Originally published in 1977, little has happened in the last forty years to diminish the value or the refreshing nature of this book when one examines the continuing … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Rabbi Looks At The Supernatural

A Rabbi Looks At The Supernatural:  A Revealing Look At Angels, Demons, Miracles, Heaven And Hell, by Jonathan Bernis [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books/Baker Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Titles can … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Genesis Question

The Genesis Question:  Scientific Advances And The Accuracy Of Genesis, by Hugh Ross This particular book suffers compared to other books on Genesis [1] in large part because the author is trying to cover himself on two sides.  On one … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise And Fall Of Civilization

The Rise And Fall of Civilization:  From Creation Through The Flood, by David Hocking There is something particularly amenable about the first ten or eleven chapters of the Bible that invites the speculative tendencies of people.  Where firm biblical and … Continue reading

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Exploring Saaremaa

Yesterday, I had the chance to explore the island of Saaremaa for a few hours with about 40 other people, including a guide with whom I chatted a great deal, and whose English was good enough to convey some interesting … Continue reading

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