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Rants To Revelations: Unabashedly Honest Reflections on Life, Spirituality, and the Meaning of God

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Ogun Holder knew full well the Bible story of Jonah and the whale. His intellectual understanding of the tale led him to believe that running from God was futile. But because he had never run from God before, he thought he d try it anyway. Spoiler Alert: It didn't work.

Holder's journey begins with a pious but questioning childhood filled with mandatory church attendance a
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Paperback, 174 pages
Published September 24th 2012 by Unity Books
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Cindy
The only "revelation" I received from Mr. Holder's "rant" is that New Age Humanism is alive and well, and still masquerades as some form of Christianity.

A little more than halfway through this book I basically lost any interest in finishing it. (Upon completing this review, I decided to finish the book. My updated remarks can be found at the end.) I found the book boring when the author wasn't outright contradicting himself (those parts made me laugh in a sadly entertaining sort of way). The utt
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Leah
Try this one!

Ogun Holder is a Unity Minister who grew up in a more centrist-style church on the small Caribbean island of Barbados. My only personal experience with Unity Christianity was receiving their excellent devotional booklet, "Daily Word" for several years; a step removed from that, a few years ago an acquaintance told me most Sundays she attended both the mainline PCUSA church because it told her "what," and the Unity Church, because it told her "how." Chapter 8, "I Survived Lent and Al
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Amanda
Rev Ogun Holder's book Rants to Revelations is an excellent balance of thought-provoking spiritual and philosophical ideas, and yet comedic light-heartedness as well. I found myself laughing out loud during some chapters, and near tears in other chapters. The book is an enjoyable yet enriching and fulfilling read to pick up at any time. It is also well-organized and only took me about a week to read. David Hayward's illustrations and comics add to the book as well. Rev Ogun shares personal insig ...more
Amber
I read this in 1 day.. I could not put it down. I loved how it was personalized and you could relate to the different stories through out the book.


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Dorothy
I won this through Good Reads. The book looks very interesting to me as I like to reflect on where my life is going. I will try to write a review as soon as I can.
Troy
A very worthwhile read! Here's my review:
http://lovinggodwithallyourmind.com/2...
Bea
Easy style, humorous, more religion-pushing than I expected. Full review to come
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