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Slow Reading in a Hurried Age by David Mikics
Slow Reading in a Hurried Age
by David Mikics (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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There were good sections, and then some that felt more like a personal encomium to the author's favorite books. The chapter on the rules of slow reading was the best.
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John Frame's Selected Shorter Writings, Volume 1 by John M. Frame
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My first real introduction to Frame's writing. Enjoyable and thought provoking. Looking forward to volume 2!
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On Guard by Deepak Reju
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A book like this isn't a fun read. But it is necessary, and Reju does an excellent job. Along with this, I would highly recommend the resources available through the organization Ministry Safe to help any church or church member think through these i ...more
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The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis
The Problem of Pain
by C.S. Lewis
read in March, 2015
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One of Lewis' earliest apologetic works. His characteristic brilliant writing is here, and many of glimpses of his equally brilliant insights. However, it feels a bit too philosophical at times - his later works have a greater level of spiritual and ...more
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Torn by Justin Lee
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A helpful book for me. Justin Lee relates his experience growing up in a Christian household and struggling with same-sex attraction from an early age. I disagree with his conclusions regarding whether God approves of committed same-sex relationships ...more
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The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs
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Gambit by Rex Stout
Gambit (Nero Wolfe, #37)
by Rex Stout
read in March, 2015
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Reformed Dogmatics Volume 2 by Herman Bavinck
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Bavinck is always good, and in this volume he does not disappoint. This is an exceptional work of theology: rich in scholarship and devotion. Highly recommended. Also read in January 2013
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The Stories We Tell by Mike Cosper
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A good book overall. The basic premise is that traces of the biblical narrative of creation, fall, redemption, and consummation, can be found in every story we tell. A bit repetitive at times in illustrating that point, but still interesting overall.
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Give War and Peace a Chance by Andrew D. Kaufman
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A good introduction to Tolstoy for someone like me who has never braved that Russian river...
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