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Earth Awakens by Orson Scott Card
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The Second World War by Antony Beevor
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Telling the story of the worst war in human history is an almost impossible challenge yet Antony Beevor provides a great overview of this almost indescribable conflict. His knack for intimate story telling anchors a sweeping narrative that takes in t ...more
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Atheist Delusions by David Bentley Hart
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Atheist Delusions by David Bentley Hart
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A Public Faith by Miroslav Volf
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A crisply reasoned book which demonstrates some very deep thinking on the part of Volf. The book is philosophical rather than applied but provides a clear overarching framework for integrating Christian faith into public life. Volf addresses objectio ...more
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Center Church by Timothy Keller
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The Rise of Christianity by Rodney Stark
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This is a mildly technical but very readable sociological study of how Christianity rose from small beginnings to dominate the Roman empire. Inevitably studies of ancient societies require a lot of guess work but Stark's guesses are carefully calcula ...more
Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson
"It is reported that there are 15,000 books on the Civil War in the Library of Congress, so the natural question is where do you start? Furthermore, Most of the "seminal" Civil War works are volumes and thousands of pages. Well in 850 pages, McPher..." Read more of this review »
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Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson
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An utterly brilliant account of the American Civil War. The people and events of the time are brought vividly alive. The political, economic, social and military happenings are woven seamlessly into a single story. In fact it was so good I read it tw ...more
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