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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism (The Politically Incorrect Guides)
3.95
it was amazing
Great. Williamson shows how socialism (defined as central planning of non-public goods/services) is always disruptive at best, deadly at worst. The pa ...more
Jul 14, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
 
Is There a Culture War?: A Dialogue on Values and American Public Life
3.45
really liked it
This book was extraordinarily insightful in understanding the various approaches scholars take in describing and analyzing America’s “culture wars.” I ...more
May 17, 2014
May 17, 2014
 
Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right
3.41
really liked it
Highly recommended...especially to the people least likely to read it.

I wasn't sure what to expect when I picked it up, given how offensive Ann Coulte
...more
Jul 13, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
 
Jesus-Shock
4.11
really liked it
Peter Kreeft is one of my favorite authors and speakers, and this brief book contains many of the thought-provoking ideas I've come to expect of Kreef ...more
Dec 25, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
 
Reader's Gospels-ESV
5.00
it was amazing
I could not recommend this edition of the Gospels more highly. I found it much more natural and enjoyable to read than a typical Bible. Very nicely bo ...more
Dec 31, 2015
not set
Dec 16, 2015
 
Kant in 90 Minutes
3.25
liked it
This is the first book I've read in the Philosophers in 90 Minutes series. I thought it struck a good balance between describing Kant's life, explaini ...more
Jul 21, 2017
Jul 21, 2017
 
Classical vs. Modern Education: A Vision from C.S. Lewis (Lost Tools of Learning, Liberal Arts, Trivium, Homeschool, Homeschooling, Foundations, Curriculum, Core, Charlotte Mason)
4.60
it was amazing
C.S. Lewis's classic critique of education, "The Abolition of Man" (1943), is here summarized and shown to be as relevant today as it was over 70 year ...more
Oct 11, 2017
Oct 13, 2017
 
Against the Protestant Gnostics
3.98
really liked it
This is an important book. Its flaws, though not insignificant, do not take too much away from its argument. In sum, Lee persuasively distinguishes Or ...more
Jan 15, 2016
Oct 12, 2015
 
Scriptural Baptism: A Dialog Between John Bapstead and Martin Childfont
4.00
really liked it
This book is one of the best out there on the paedobaptism-credobaptism debate, which is why it's too bad it is not very well known. The book's two gr ...more
Apr 28, 2016
Apr 28, 2016
 
Holy Baptism: Word Keys Which Unlock The Covenant
3.64
it was ok
THE GOOD: Spencer does a thoughtful job showing theological and symbolic reasons why baptism should be performed by pouring or sprinkling.

THE BAD: Spe
...more
Mar 11, 2016
Mar 11, 2016
 
Ask the Question: Why We Must Demand Religious Clarity from Our Presidential Candidates
4.53
really liked it
I was initially unsure of how helpful or interesting this book would be, given that I already agreed with its premise: that knowing the religious beli ...more
May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016
 
Understanding Four Views on Baptism (Counterpoints: Church Life)
3.72
really liked it
I was impressed by the way the four authors (a Baptist, a Reformed theologian, a Lutheran, and a representative of the Christian Church / Churches of ...more
Jun 28, 2011
Jun 28, 2011
 
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
3.62
liked it
This notorious book is a difficult one to resist commenting on at length. I think it's obvious that Chua is right that Western parents coddle their ki ...more
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
 
Le Poème de L'âme / The Poem of the Soul : Louis Janmot
5.00
it was amazing
French artist Louis Janmot created an astonishing series of paintings and charcoal sketches called "The Poem of the Soul," which he worked on for deca ...more
Dec 31, 2016
Dec 31, 2016
 
Kingdom Education: God's Plan for Educating Future Generations: 2nd Edition
3.39
liked it
This book articulates many solidly Biblical principles, but would have benefited tremendously from the eye and pen of a skilled editor. The author see ...more
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
 
Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate
3.50
liked it
This book is as much a memoir of the author's career in the secret service and other government agencies as it is a book about the secrets of the Clin ...more
Oct 25, 2016
Oct 15, 2016
 
The Prince Warriors (The Prince Warriors #1)
4.42
liked it
I read this out loud to my kids (ages 6, 8, and 9) and they loved it; from my perspective as an adult, it was very...mediocre. The author makes a nobl ...more
Mar 13, 2017
Feb 05, 2017
 
The Passion of Jesus Christ
4.23
really liked it
What I like most about this book is that, while most people simply say "Christ died for our sins," Piper explores the rich diversity of reasons (direc ...more
Apr 24, 2011
Mar 16, 2011
 
The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is
4.13
really liked it
Few New Testament scholars are able to write a book that is at once scholarly, inspirational, and well-crafted, but N.T. Wright has such a gift. This ...more
May 31, 2011
May 13, 2011
 
How Should We Then Live?: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture
4.16
it was amazing
In spite of some significant erroneous details (I think he gets Aquinas almost completely wrong), this book deserves five stars for its majestic and s ...more
Apr 14, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
 
Laurus
4.29
really liked it
This is a great book. I first heard about it when Eric Metaxas interviewed the author on his radio show. Vodolazkin, a Russian scholar of medieval his ...more
Jul 13, 2016
Jun 19, 2016
 
When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan
4.24
it was amazing
Ronald Reagan once said, "I never thought of myself as a great man, just a man committed to great ideas." He was, nonetheless, a great man, and Peggy ...more
Nov 13, 2016
Sep 24, 2016
 
Once Upon a More Enlightened Time: More Politically Correct Bedtime Stories
3.69
really liked it
This is a really funny satire, just like the previous volume. There's a rather creepy foreshadowing of the 2008 election in the re-telling of "Puss in ...more
Oct 09, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
 
Conviction Without Compromise: Standing Strong in the Core Beliefs of the Christian Faith
4.10
really liked it
This is a good book. Its value lies less in its details (there are some inaccuracies, some less-than-stellar arguments, and so on) than in its overall ...more
May 20, 2014
May 12, 2014
 
Paideia Proposal
3.79
really liked it
Lots of good (and a few not-so-good) thoughts. My favorite was Adler's 3 columns of instruction (see here: http://www.paideia.org/about-paideia/...).
Aug 29, 2014
Aug 29, 2014
 
Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving
4.39
really liked it
This is a great story; my kids enjoyed it, and so did I.
Nov 24, 2016
Dec 30, 2016
 
Re-Baptism?  What One Must Know to be Born Again
3.20
really liked it
Everyone knows that some Christians don't accept infant baptism, but one of the (many) unique characteristics of most Churches of Christ is that they ...more
May 30, 2011
Apr 16, 2011
 
Yosemite and the Range of Light
4.72
really liked it
In addition to the nice collection of Ansel Adams photos, this book includes a surprisingly enjoyable introduction by Paul Brooks on "The Seeing Eye a ...more
Dec 31, 2017
Dec 31, 2017
 
The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor's Journey Into Christian Faith
4.26
it was amazing
Wonderful.
Nov 05, 2014
Mar 01, 2013
 
How to Win the Culture War: A Christian Battle Plan for a Society in Crisis
4.10
it was amazing
Fantastic.
Jun 30, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
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