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peter rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright
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A brilliant and beautiful book that describes the connection between understanding of the truth of the resurrection of Christ and the logical expression of that truth in the mission of the Church. This book changes a lot of things for me.
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Desiring the Kingdom by James K.A. Smith
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Within a few pages, I knew that this book would become a foundational piece for me. It is challenging, written in an engaging voice, and full of implications for those who wrestle with communicating the Gospel of Jesus in contemporary culture.

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The Reason for God by Timothy Keller
The Reason for God
by Timothy Keller
read in August, 2010
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I could write many things about this book, but I'll just say what is most important to my own experience: I have been a Christian since childhood, since six-year-old me accepted Christ sitting in the back seat of my parent's Volkswagen van. But I hav...more
peter rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
The Heart of the Matter
by Graham Greene
read in March, 2011
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Tea with Hezbollah by Ted Dekker
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When I first heard the basic concept for this book, I was curious and excited to read it...

Take two American evangelicals and send them to visit the Middle East. Provide them access to a truly remarkable network of contacts and give them a simple set...more
peter rated a book 3 of 5 stars
North! or Be Eaten by Andrew Peterson
North! or Be Eaten (The Wingfeather Saga, #2)
by Andrew Peterson (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2009
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This is the second book in the series, which appears to have gotten a few too many vitamins since the last installment. The characters are still entertaining, but the scale of the story has gotten out of hand. There are a few too many miraculous esca...more
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The Sea by John Banville
The Sea
by John Banville
read in February, 2010
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I liked it, contrary to many of the reviewers. But I'll confess what I enjoyed most was the language. The story itself seemed to me to want to be more important than it actually was. Still, I liked it.
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Home by Marilynne Robinson
Home
by Marilynne Robinson
read in February, 2010
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A beautiful book. Robinson's dialog is effortless and simple and freighted with immense emotional weight. In some ways, it is a difficult read. For most of the book almost nothing happens and the reader is left with nothing to distract from the painf...more
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