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Jim Adam

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Jim has lived in Illinois, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, Iowa, Texas, Ohio, and North Carolina, pretty much in that order. North Carolina and Texas look like the winners, but he secretly hopes he can get back to Ohio, where he had started taking Karate lessons and, thanks to the regular exercise, actually lost some weight and kept it off.

Jim's Author Page on Amazon.com is mostly true.

Dear Mr. Nadella,


Congratulations on being the new Microsoft CEO. Are you going to make them fix the bugs (some of which have been around for ten years)? Will there be patches to fix bugs? Or will we still have to purchase a new version of Office/Windows to have non-security bugs fixed, only to discover that some of the more egregious and hateful bugs and UI annoyances still have not been addres...

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Published on May 31, 2014 06:21 • 34 views
Average rating: 3.55 · 20 ratings · 5 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Destiny Unfulfilled: A Crit...

3.56 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Five Times More Jesus:  Why...

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Motherless

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2009
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" This is an alternate version of Book 1 of the Harry Potter series. It clocks in at about 125,000 words.

The goal here is to produce a book aimed at sli
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Jim Adam made a comment in the group Bargain BasementThe Old Testament hurts us all: 0.99 topic
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The Old Testament doesn't just encourage hateful, intolerant behavior, it drives people away from Christianity. We
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Jim Adam made a comment in the group Bargain BasementCritique of Harry Potter Series: 0.99 topic
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Not suitable for die-hard fans of the HP series. Though this book holds the HP series in high regard, it also feels
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" They're not my target audience for sure. I suspect many of them have read about as much of the Old Testament as they have of my book: not much. "
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“Jesus is supposed to be the Alpha and the Omega, but in the Bible he's neither. He's stuck in the middle like the letter Q.”
Jim Adam, Five Times More Jesus: Why Christians Should Decanonize the Old Testament

“To be a writer, you must write. To be a published writer you must finish what you write and then get what you've written in front of the outside world.”
George H. Scithers, Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, February 1980

“Jesus is supposed to be the Alpha and the Omega, but in the Bible he's neither. He's stuck in the middle like the letter Q.”
Jim Adam, Five Times More Jesus: Why Christians Should Decanonize the Old Testament

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Ivan Stoikov - Allan Bard Thanks for the add! Nice profile, will be glad to share some recommendations, tips, etc in the future! Best wishes! Let the wonderful noise of the sea always sounds in your ears! (as my water dragons' hunters would greet :).


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