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The Normal Christian Life
Watchman Nee had a profound understanding of the normal Christian life, which is wholly different from the 'average' Christian life. The normal Christ ...more
Feb 21, 2011
Nov 27, 2010
The Servile State
Hilaire Belloc offers us a concise history of economics in Europe generally, and the distributist and servile states specifically. He begins his expos ...more
Mar 15, 2012
Nov 07, 2011
On Being Catholic
I used to say that if I became a Catholic I would have only Blessed Pope John Paul II and G.K. Chesterton to blame. Thomas Howard, it seems, is vying ...more
Nov 18, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
Of Mice and Men
This book could be disturbing, or brilliant, or trash.

The book is short at just 107 pages (Penguin edition). Steinbeck's writing style is very good bu
Jan 31, 2011
Sep 14, 2010
If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won't)
This is a great relaxed read! Betty's style seemed at first a little disjointed, but it's simply a way of telling her story-- very stream-of-conscious ...more
Jun 08, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
The Old Mass and the New: Explaining the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum of Pope Benedict XVI
The history of the modern Roman liturgical renewal is complex and often inaccessible to the layman having little to no theological training or backgro ...more
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
There is much truth in this sermon. God's wrath is real and is leveled against evil and evil-doers.

Edwards takes John 8:23 out of context and changes
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May 19, 2011
Saint Thomas Aquinas
This isn't a biography; it is an adventure story!

Of course, Chesterton would have scoffed at calling this small book a biography in any case. But what
Aug 29, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community
**spoiler alert** Absolutely life-changing. Brilliant.

This is my first Bonhoeffer title and I could not have picked a better way to kick off getting t
Jan 04, 2011
Dec 04, 2010
The Place Of The Lion
Whispers of conspiracy obsessively echo through our era. We are entangled in the kingdom of lies behind lies. Politicians rant of the New World Order, ...more
Nov 30, 2010
Oct 02, 2010
Murder in the Cathedral
**spoiler alert** This play is brilliant.

The prose is complex and vibrant. It jumped off the page and pulled my eyeballs down to focus. The tempters a
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Oct 02, 2010
Encountering the Mystery: Understanding Orthodox Christianity Today
“In order to unite, we must first love one another. In order to love one another, we must first get to know one another." So says Cardinal Leo Jozef S ...more
Feb 20, 2012
Dec 23, 2011
Unconditional?: The Call of Jesus to Radical Forgiveness
This book is really good. Pastor Zahnd is very good with narrative, story-telling, analogy and displaying the beauty of the cross. I would recommend t ...more
Apr 28, 2011
Apr 13, 2011
Christ the Center (Ministers Paperback Library)
In this collection of notes on Bonhoeffer's christology lectures in Berlin, the reader is taken to "the center and border of his existence" in an enco ...more
Jan 16, 2012
Mar 20, 2011
Renewal of Anglicanism
Alister McGrath makes many good points, mostly in his last two chapters. His explanation in chapter seven (the final chapter) of why theology is brill ...more
Jul 03, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer
Unsurprisingly (but always astonishingly), C.S. Lewis's "Letters to Malcolm" is a life-altering look at our prayer lives. Though Lewis does admit that ...more
Jan 15, 2012
Oct 16, 2010
The Great Promise Luke I
Karl Barth gives an incredible commentary on the first chapter of Luke's gospel. The meanings and nuances referring to the Church that he spots among ...more
Apr 12, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
The World's Last Night: And Other Essays
This is a superb collection of essays. I have often spent much time avoiding eschatology (the study of the end of the world), and here Brother Lewis r ...more
Feb 25, 2011
Dec 19, 2010
The Complete Fairy Tales
This list of fairy tales is 'worth its weight in gold.' Read them, but slowly, and never all at once. They will, if you allow them, change your heart. ...more
Oct 06, 2011
Nov 08, 2010
Man's Search for Meaning
Apr 29, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
The Man Who Was Thursday
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Sep 14, 2010
The Great Gatsby
Jun 2013
Sep 14, 2010
The Case for Christmas: A Journalist Investigates the Identity of the Child in the Manger
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Nov 27, 2010
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Sep 14, 2010
The Aeneid of Virgil
Aug 11, 2011
Nov 24, 2010
How The Catholic Church Built Western Civilization
Jun 2013
Jun 18, 2011
The Orthodox Church
Dec 24, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
The Case for Christ
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Oct 12, 2010
The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus
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Nov 27, 2010
Troilus and Cressida
Jun 08, 2014
Sep 25, 2013
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