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Rebel Yell by S.C. Gwynne
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S.C. Gwynne delivers a captivating look at Stonewall Jackson, fitting an enormous amount of historical detail into a riveting narrative that the reader will likely not want to end. Perhaps one of the best war biographies ever written, its quality is ...more
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Paul by F.F. Bruce
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At a time when tweets pass as deep insight, it is refreshing to read F. F. Bruce, a scholar who immersed himself in Scripture and could expound on its theological significance in a broad historical context. His work on St. Paul provides valuable insi ...more
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The Gifts of the Jews by Thomas Cahill
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Cahill begins by explaining that the Jews created Western civilization. But then he goes on to show why this audacious statement understates the case. The revelation that came to the Jews broke the endless cycle of life and death to which the ancient ...more
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The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton
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C.S. Lewis suggests that after reading a new book, one should not read another until he has read an old book in between. This is the only way to free oneself from the bias that enslaves every age. His comment refers to the ancients, not a contemporar ...more
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Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
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Orthodoxy is a personal narrative of Chesterton’s intellectual and spiritual development. But do not mistake personal for subjective. Recounting his exhaustive search for truth, he provides a devastating critique of what is now known as postmodernism ...more
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Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg
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Goldberg educates those on the Left who assume their heritage has always been virtuous. Since the Jacobins, liberals have sought to remake human nature using the force of the state. At their most virulent, these efforts have brought death and destruc ...more
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The Revolution by Ron Paul
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Mention the name Ron Paul and you’re met with scorn or praise. Unfortunately either reaction drips with sarcasm. He is seen as a radical, outside the pale of reasoned debate. It was not always so. His arguments would win near unanimous consent from t ...more
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
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C.S. Lewis writes: There is one vice to which no one in the world is free. It is the one that everyone loathes to see in someone else and the one people hardly ever imagine they are guilty of themselves. The essential vice, the utmost evil, is pride. ...more
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Mr. Lincoln Goes to War by William Marvel
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Through a painstaking perusal of primary documents, Marvel shows how Lincoln instigated and poorly administered a war that left 600,000 Americans dead and another 400,000 severely maimed. This included the imprisonment of thousands without cause, the ...more
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The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré
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Le Carre provides an intimate and occasionally thrilling perspective on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. But it is a one-dimensional look told through the eyes of a hardened Jewish intelligence agent and a young, libertine woman whom he recruits as ...more
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