Tag Archives: textual criticism

Book Review: Falstaff Give Me Life

Falstaff Give Me Life, by Harold Bloom I must say that unlike many people I have not generally found Falstaff to be particularly appealing.  The author, it should be noted, finds Falstaff very appealing, but he has never particularly appealed … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hamlet: Poem Unlimited

Hamlet:  Poem Unlimited, by Harold Bloom I picked this book up from the library on a bit of a whim, but as many of these whims go, it was a pretty inspired one, not least because when one reads the … Continue reading

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Book Review: God, The World, And Me

God, The World, And Me:  A Look At Diverse Views Of Scripture From The Point Of View Of A Psychiatrist, by Clemmie Palmer II, MD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Readings On Jane Austen

Readings On Jane Austen, edited by Clarice Swisher I read this book mostly while enjoying some food at a local sports bar, and the book managed to spark a conversation with an entrepreneur who was impressed to see someone who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Readings On Pride & Prejudice

Readings On Pride & Prejudice, edited by Clarice Swisher I am no stranger either to books on textual criticism [1] or the writings of Jane Austen, and so this book is a natural one for me to read even if … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Apostle Paul

Great Courses:  The Apostle Paul, taught by Professor Luke Timothy Johnson With a name like Luke Timothy Johnson, it is perhaps inevitable that the professor would have been interested in the life and writings of the Apostle Paul.  What is … Continue reading

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Book Review: An English Translation Of The So-Called Second Epistle Of Clement To The Corinthians

An English Translation Of The So-Called Second Epistle Of Clement To The Corinthians, edited by the Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge Most of the writings that one will find about the book of Second Clement are far from complementary about … Continue reading

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Book Review: S. Clement Of Rome

S. Clement Of Rome:  The Two Epistles To The Corinthians, A Revised Text With Introduction And Notes, by J.B. Lightfoot On the plus side, this book does have a very excellent version of the first and second epistles of Clement … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Collection Of The Writings Of The Apostolic Fathers

As someone who has read a fair amount of material relating to the Apostolic Fathers [1], one of the notable aspects of these writings is how difficult it is to find all of the writings in the collection.  There are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Patristic Study

Patristic Study (1909), by Henry Barclay Swete In my continuing study of the writings of the early Church Fathers [1], I have been able to find quite a few books on archive.org like this one which have gone out of … Continue reading

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