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I Can’t Buy That

This past Saturday night at dinner I had a conversation with someone from my congregation who had once loaned me a book to see my thoughts on it [1].  This can be a more hazardous task than may meet the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Philippians

Mastering The Basics:  Philippians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace The second [1] book of this series that I had the chance to read, this particular book deals with one of the more irenic of Paul’s epistles [2], to a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Ephesians

Mastering The Basics:  Ephesians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace As I have quite a strong interest in the book of Ephesians [1], I was interested in reading yet another biblical commentary that serves to encourage people to study the … 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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Maternal Lines: An Introduction To Relevant Literature

As someone who enjoys both reading and writing a great deal, one of the pleasures of writing a lengthy project is being able to do some focused reading on subjects.  This reading can take many forms.  Since we are discussing … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Playwright’s Handbook

The Playwright’s Handbook:  For Beginning And Professional Playwrights–A Complete Guide To Writing A Full-Length Play And Getting It Produced, by Frank Pike and Thomas G. Dunn I purchased this book when I went to my last Powell’s trip, and although … Continue reading

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Book Review: Story

Story:  Substance, Structure, Style, and The Principles of Screenwriting, by Robert McKee It is easy to see why this book is so well-regarded when it comes to screenwriting.  Although most of my attention has been focused on playwriting [1], this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Basics Film-Making 02: Screenwriting

Basics Film-Making 02:  Screenwriting, by Robert Edgar-Hunt, John Marland, and James Richards As someone who likes reading and writing dramatic material [1], this book was appealing to me from the point of view of someone who has a practical interest … Continue reading

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Book Review: Abraham Lincoln: Great American Historians On Our Sixteenth President

Abraham Lincoln:  Great American Historians On Our Sixteenth President:  A C-Span Book, edited by Brian Lamb and Susan Swain Before you read this book, you should be aware that this is not a book about Abraham Lincoln by historians, not … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Falls From The Sky

What Falls From The Sky:  How I Disconnected from the Internet and Reconnected with the God Who Made the Clouds, by Esther Emery [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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