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Heaven's Command by Jan Morris
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The Lord's Sermon on the Mount by Augustine of Hippo
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Dickens' London by Charles Dickens
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Death And Immortality by Josef Pieper
Death And Immortality
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A Short History of the Twentieth Century by John Lukacs
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Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck
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First Folio by Various
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A charmer.
Happiness and Contemplation by Josef Pieper
Happiness and Contemplation
by Josef Pieper
read in April, 2014
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Navarre Bible by Four Courts Press
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The Trinity by Augustine of Hippo
The Trinity
by Augustine of Hippo
read in April, 2014
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The most challenging of all St Augustine's works I have read to date. The problem is, simply, that he failed in his efforts to describe and understand The Holy Trinity. It's not, however, that he failed to prove its existence - it was never in doubt,...more
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“No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.”
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