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The Lights of Tenth Street

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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07  ·  rating details  ·  209 ratings  ·  24 reviews
They have the house, the two kids, and the minivan. They have a well-meaning but shallow church. What Sherry doesn't know is that Doug has a shameful struggle with his thought life. When an exotic dancer's life intersects theirs, this suburban couple has to make a hard choice: do they risk their convenience and security for her sake, or do they cross to the other side of t ...more
Paperback, 470 pages
Published May 8th 2003 by Multnomah Books
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Sam
This book is actually a pretty quick read and somewhat suspensely. Like more Christian Lit it is a little hokie and you can kind of see where it is going, but I like books like that and this one did not disappoint, no suprises. The good thing was that it reminded me ot the spiritual battles ongoing and reminded me of ways that I can show love to my wife. Definately worth the read.
Rachel N
WOW! This book is incredible, although not for the faint of heart. Feldhahn wrote this novel with the goal of exposing the Sex Industry – i.e. pornography, prostitution, stripping. She also addresses the issue of judgmentalism in the Church. The story is basically three-fold: First, a 16 year old girl runs away from an abusive home with the noble goal of attending college to become a physical therapist. She begins work as a waitress in a strip club on 10th Street in Atlanta, and then eventually ...more
Chas Funderburg
Mrs. Feldhahn does a remarkable job of talking the oft-thorny issues of pornography, illicit sex, and the struggles of men everywhere with their thought life. She also investigates the women who are caught up in the 'sex for sale' industry. She explores and explains the whole complex interrelationships between the people behind the 'sex for sale' business, the men (and women) who are entrapped by it, and the (mostly) women who get sucked into it by unfortunate circumstances.

But most interestingl
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W Franklin Lattimore
Many good men can (and do) go down the dark, inviting path of sexual promiscuity during their marriages. There is an Enemy of our souls that is waiting to put the right circumstances before us to trip us up.

This book gets into the life of a godly man who succombs to temptation. The inner turmoil is wonderfully written by this female author, who honors manhood throughout the book. The love of a good wife isn't always enough, which is apparent throughout the pages.

On the other side of the coin of
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Jennifer
Took me a while to get used to the writing style. Didn't like it at first, but once I got into the story, I wanted to know the outcome and couldn't put it down. Thought provoking in the areas of angels and demons, spiritual warfare, power of prayer, good vs. evil. See various characters struggle with.development of faith: married man, wife/mom, single girl out on her own (stripper), pastor, mom newly converted Christian, Christian couples. Challenged me to learn more about angels and makes me wa ...more
Gayle
Feldhahn's second novel isn't as good as her first but it does have an interesting story line and shows how easy it is to go down the slippery slope of compromise and sin. The threat of terrorism hasn't diminished since the book was written, nor has the problem of pornography so it's still a book applicable to today's times. Though still written as a "spiritual warfare" novel featuring angels and demons, there is much less of it than in her first book. She hasn't written anymore novels since thi ...more
Cmking14
This book shows both sides of the adult entertainment industry from a Christian perspective. It shows how we get sucked into sin if we are not on our guard at all times.
Elizabeth
I liked it, but not as much as I liked The Veritas Conflict.
Marina
Excellent book. Since kids today have to grow up so fast, teenagers should read this. This is an intense read, so it took me longer than usual; but, it is well worth it.
Elizabeth
Not-too-hard read, about spiritual warfare, the power of pornography, forgiveness, and redemption in Jesus. It definitely made me reflect on our society and the messages it sends!
Richard Coller
Powerful story that everyone can and should relate to. A special message for men with great insight on how easy and destructive sexual sin is.
kara
not as good as the first book (The Veritas Conflict) but still a good read...focused mostly on the growing problem of pornography in our society
Meg Wilson
Good story about how a young woman could end up in the adult entertainment industry and her way out.
Christina
This is a novel I picked up at a local bookstore - out of the hundreds of other books I could have chosen that day. I was not disappointed by my choice. This book kept me busy for several days.

Where to begin...This fascinating story starts out with a little background of the main female character. It shows the type of abuse that many girls face. We see how badly she wants to go to college and get away from the small town with dead-end jobs. We see how she wants to be in a career that would help
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Larry
This is the best author in the world!!!!!
Chris
Jan 12, 2009 Chris rated it 1 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2006
I read this because I was so impressed by the author's book For Women Only, which, she says, she wrote after doing research for Tenth Street. As one who appreciates good fiction, this piece just didn't do it for me. The story line--evangelical Christian befriends stripper in order to "save" her--seemed shallow. The characters seemed hollow and predictable.
Marinde
Het is een goed geschreven, spannend boek, dat een paar kwesties aan de orde brengt die in christelijke kringen vaan onbesproken blijven. Al is het 'preek-gehalte' soms wat hoog, heb ik het niet als storend ervaren. De verschillende halen zijn op een goede manier met elkaar verweven en komen uiteindelijk op een onverwachte manier samen, knap gedaan.
Kara
It wasn't hard at all to get into this book real quick. Slowed down in the middle for me a bit. A little turned off at times by the church speak. But by the end there were a few times the story brought tears to my eyes. Loved that.
Beautifultruth
Nov 11, 2009 Beautifultruth marked it as to-read
Shelves: collecting-dust
Feldhahn's The Veritas Conflict is one of my favorite books of all time but this one fell short. I have tried twice to complete it and given up. Will keep it on my shelf, however. Maybe someday...
Terri Jones
Excellent story. You need to read The Veritas Conflict first and then this one. You will love it. They are very good. I still feel that they should both be made into a movie.
Bryce Evans
Dismal circumstances and characters who consistently do evil things without consequences makes me not want to finish reading.
Stephanie
I thought the second half of the book was much better than the first half.
Diane Mueller
This book is an incrediable story. Slow start but hold on and get to the end, it's worth it.
Terri
Sep 25, 2012 Terri added it
This is a difficult but very good book.
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Shaunti received her graduate degree from Harvard University and was an analyst on Wall Street before unexpectedly becoming a social researcher and best-selling author.

Today, she applies her analytical skills to investigating eye-opening, life-changing truths about relationships, both at home and in the workplace. Her groundbreaking research-based books, such as For Women Only, have sold more than
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