John Stanifer

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3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter
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I've been meaning to read this classic biography of Tolkien for years. I started it over a decade ago and got distracted (no fault of the author--this is extremely readable). This time, I was determined to have read it before going to see the movie T ...more
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Ezra (Bible #15), ESV by Anonymous
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A shorter book, but full of interesting details about the attempts to rebuild Solomon's temple. There are also hints about the foreign dynasties and cultures that ruled Israel and Judah during the exile.

This is probably my favorite passage in Ezra:

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
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This time around, I "read" VDT through Sir Derek Jacobi's audio rendition. His narration is, as expected, wonderful, and I don't know why it took me so long to get around to listening to it.

The best part is probably his Reepicheep. His Reep always ma
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2 Chronicles (Bible #14), ESV by Anonymous
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Although there are still episodes that overlap with the books of Samuel and Kings, this is a FAR more interesting read than 1 Chronicles (due in part to the lack of the exhausting genealogies).

It's always fascinating (if a little morbid) to read abou
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The Inklings by Humphrey Carpenter
" I'm reading his Tolkien bio at the moment in preparation for the movie next month . . ! "
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C.S. Lewis
“A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.”
C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain




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