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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
i almost gave this book four stars out of five, but the highs of this book carry the lows to a full five-star rating. among the highs: life-changing c ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 20, 2007
The Imperfect Panacea
when people say, 'it takes a village,' they don't really believe it. 'the sins of one generation' is the more appropriate cliche, and the sad reality ...more
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Mar 08, 2007
East of Eden
this was one of the best novels i've ever read. it is much better than grapes of wrath, and grapes is on of my favorites as well. it's very similar to ...more
Oct 2007
Nov 20, 2007
the first thing you should know about this book is that it's easily the funniest book i've ever read, hands down. nabokov is a master of word play, pu ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 12, 2007
The Prince of Tides
i read this book as our family was trekking down south on vacation. in the greatest coincidence ever, we happened to drive right through a small city ...more
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Mar 02, 2007
One Hundred Years of Solitude
greatest. book. ever. as soon as i finished reading this one, i immediately started from the beginning of it. garcia-marquez tells a wonderfully slow ...more
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Mar 02, 2007
Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art
i loved this book. l'engle and annie dillard have shaped my view of christian art more than any other authors; this book is basically a diary of l'eng ...more
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Mar 07, 2007
The Abolition of Man
a book about the moral and spiritual implications of the teaching of literature to high school students. this has shaped my teaching practice more tha ...more
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Mar 02, 2007
The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society
teaches us how to minister to all intellectuals, from the self-professed to the closet. this is a book the conservative evangelical church would do go ...more
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Mar 02, 2007
Dialectic of Enlightenment: Philosophical Fragments
contains one of the most life-altering articles i've ever read: adorno's piece on the culture industry. a must read for anyone serious about cultural ...more
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Mar 02, 2007
The Grapes of Wrath
definitely one of my favorite books ever. just a heart-wrenching and painful experience that will make you sympathetic to marxism and workers rights f ...more
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Mar 07, 2007
Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging
an incredible book that challenges you at the very core of your faith. you may be surprised at what you find...
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Mar 02, 2007
The Imitation of Christ
one of the best reflections on christianity i've ever read. a kempis is a mystic any mainstream christian could enjoy.
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Mar 05, 2007
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