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In Defence of Freedom of Speech
3.15
Pretty good. Berg covers a lot of helpful territory here, and does so competently. There are some less fluid moments (and some typos), but Berg does a ...more
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Jun 19, 2012
 
The Menzies Era: The Years That Shaped Modern Australia
4.00
Highly satisfactory. Howard has written a readable, well-researched piece of historical reflection on a pivotal era, and the influence of Robert Menzi ...more
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Jan 27, 2015
 
Shaftesbury: The Great Reformer
3.33
If this book was the Earl of Shaftesbury, then this would be a five star book. He was obviously an amazing man of God, who cared for people's souls an ...more
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Nov 14, 2011
 
Defending Constantine: The Twilight of an Empire and the Dawn of Christendom
4.09
A great book. Leithart achieves a number of important things, here. Firstly, he examines the historical setting and context for Constantine. Secondly, ...more
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Dec 29, 2010
 
The New Testament and the People of God (Christian Origins and the Question of God, #1)
4.39
A year and a half later! Phew!

This was really good. An outstanding work of historical theology, history, and a most valuable investigation into the w
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Feb 19, 2010
 
1812
4.24
A grueling, marathon-like book. And that is not a criticism, as it reflects the campaign of 1812. The scale of this tragedy was immense, and he portra ...more
Feb 24, 2013
Feb 19, 2010
 
The Creedal Imperative
4.40
A clear, succinct case for churches adhering to the post-apostolic creeds, and aligning themselves with a historical confession. I was already convert ...more
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Mar 05, 2013
 
William Wilberforce The Life of the Great Anti-Slave Trade Campaigner
4.30
Brilliantly researched and inspiring.
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Feb 19, 2010
 
The English Revolution, 1640
4.04
Helpful and short, but Marxist.
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Feb 19, 2010
 
Turbulent Passage: A Global History of the Twentieth Century
3.14
Fairly dull, but not bad.
not set
Feb 19, 2010
 
Pulpit in Parliament: Puritanism During the English Civil Wars, 1640-1648
3.50
Interesting.
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Feb 19, 2010
 
A Short History of the World
3.73
Really good.
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Mar 05, 2010
 
Godly Rule
3.67
OK.
not set
Feb 19, 2010
 
From Unification to Nazism: Reinterpreting the German Past
3.00
Fine.
not set
Feb 19, 2010
 
The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany
3.63
Good.
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Feb 19, 2010
 
Churchill
3.78
Good. A fine, brief account of a fascinating man.
May 28, 2014
May 22, 2014
 
The German Empire, 1871-1918
3.10
Good.
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Feb 19, 2010
 
Evening In The Palace Of Reason: Bach Meets Frederick The Great In The Age Of Enlightenment
4.02
Music, history, theology, politics, phlisophy all in one book - very tasty. This was a well written, engaging, thought provoking dual biography of J. ...more
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Feb 19, 2010
 
The Lucky Culture And The Rise Of An Australian Ruling Class
2.83
This was a great read; it had some weaknesses, but was really well written. The re-revisionism of Australian political/cultural history in this book i ...more
Jul 2013
May 07, 2013
 
The Fall of Man and the Foundations of Science
3.75
A fascinating read. Very well written, lucid, and compelling. A serious and scholarly challenge to the typical religion against science narrative.
Feb 26, 2015
Jan 19, 2015
 
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee
4.15
Pretty good. Not my cup of tea, overall. I appreciate her ability to get to the core of the mysterious north of Australia. I didn't always enjoy her p ...more
Jun 14, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
 
The Tyrannicide Brief: The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold
4.16
Very good. Even better than I suspected. Robertson does a wonderful job with the subject and the historical period, although his understand of Calvini ...more
Feb 12, 2014
Jul 14, 2013
 
William Tyndale
3.67
Great fun. A rollicking effort, with plenty of thrills. Excellently researched.
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Jan 19, 2012
 
The Everlasting Man
4.23
As brilliant as ever. Chesterton is in fine form, tearing skepticism to shreds.
Oct 15, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
 
Foxes Book of Martyrs and the Elect Nation
3.50
Quite good, and rather interesting.
not set
Feb 19, 2010
 
The History of England
4.08
Read up to p. 412
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Jul 31, 2014
 
The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas that Have Shaped Our World View
4.22
None
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Dec 16, 2012
 
The Canon of Scripture
4.14
None
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Feb 05, 2013
 
God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World
3.75
None
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Dec 16, 2012
 
The First Thousand Years
4.07
None
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Feb 27, 2013
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