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Het spel der tronen - Game of thrones by George R.R. Martin
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Knowing God by J. I. Packer
Knowing God
by J. I. Packer
read in October, 2008
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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad
read in March, 2013
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The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller
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I always understood Jesus' parable of the prodigal son to mean that God always forgives the misdeeds of wayward young people, forgiving and taking them back into the kingdom with open arms. Man was I wrong!

Keller explains that Jesus' parable sheds l...more
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Let Us Draw Nigh by Andrew Murray
Let Us Draw Nigh
by Andrew Murray
recommended to Jon by: Mom
recommended for: All believers who are seeking deeper and deeper fellowship with God.
read in August, 2010
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I give this book 5 stars because I know the Holy Spirit spoke to me as I read. In this case I give the book the highest rating and feel silly for rating it at all, it has changed my life (through the power of the Word). Thank God for this book and An...more
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What Does China Think? by Mark Leonard
What Does China Think?
by Mark Leonard
read in August, 2010
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Mark Leonard's premise is that the west has not yet recognized that China is developing her own unique approach to achieving super power status. China has tried to keep a low profile throughout the exponential economic growth of the past 30 years, fo...more
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This Mighty Scourge by James M. McPherson
This Mighty Scourge
by James M. McPherson
read in July, 2010
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McPherson masterfully illuminates the truth of the Civil War, that the South fought to defend their backward society built on slavery, and the North fought to save the Union and end it. The most rewarding area of this volume for me are his essays tha...more
Jon is on page 161 of 279 of The Chinese
The Chinese: A Portrait
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Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Economics in One Lesson
by Henry Hazlitt
read in August, 2010
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I give this work 5 stars because it reveals to the reader the most glaring and common fallacies of economics. If you want to learn the effects of government intervention in prices, housing, monetary system, and international trade, then saddle up! Ha...more
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Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch
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I slowly read these biographies over a period of 7 years. My favorite is the Life of Alexander, my second favorite is the Life of Alcibiades. I tend to enjoy the Greeks more because of their pioneering statesmanship, it was they who devised the arche...more
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