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Give Me Liberty by David J. Vaughan
"We read this one out loud to our kids. It's inevitable that I would like it since it's about my favorite Founding Father, and the only one who, in my opinion, realized what a bad idea the Constitution was (sorry Alexander Hamilton).

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Relativity Visualized by Lewis Carroll Epstein
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This book is a really fun explanation of Einstein's Theory of Relativity. The tone is quite whimsical and there are delightful and helpful illustrations on every page. Having your brain warped was never so much fun!

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The Divine Comedy I by Dante Alighieri
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I’ve listened to The Divine Comedy a number of times on audio, supplemented by selective readings from the actual text. This is my first careful reading of the text from start to finish. I’m actually reading through two different translations simulta ...more
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The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
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Filled with rich, and often deeply convicting, insights concerning the various natures with whom we have dealings: human, Divine, and, of course, demonic.
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The Iliad by Homer
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I listened to an audio presentation of Robert Fitzgerald's English translation, supplemented by readings from Richard Lattimore's translation (the only one I have readily available in print.) I'm rather embarrassed to admit that I've never read Homer ...more
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Bach by John  Butt
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I've held the opinion for a number of years now that Bach's Mass in B Minor is the greatest musical composition of all time, and this book certainly did nothing but reinforce that opinion. Although it is not very long (only 116pp, including the index ...more
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Fair Sunshine by Jock Purves
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This book chronicles the plight of Scottish Covenanters of the 16th and 17th centuries and the vicious persecutions they endured – confiscation of property, torture, rape, imprisonment, and execution – throughout their resistance to the absolutist as ...more
The Galileo Connection by Charles E. Hummel
"The Galileo Connection is an excellent book to begin an exploration of the relationship between science and Christian theology. The first half of the book explores the history of the development of modern science, paying close attention to the rel..." Read more of this review »
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Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
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Eco is a brilliant writer and an encyclopedic mastermind who somehow manages to touch upon almost everything in the course of spinning his tale. As far as that goes, lovers of The Name of the Rose will not be disappointed with this one either: ther ...more
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