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George Whitefield: The Life and Times of the Great Evangelist of the Eighteenth-Century Revival - Volume I
4.60
it was amazing
A wonderfully objective view of an interesting and influential man. I heartily recommend this biography! I can't wait to read vol. 2!
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Dec 16, 2014
 
James Madison: A Biography
3.89
it was amazing
Well written and presented! This is an excellent comprehensive biography on the entire life of James Madison. I believe it does much honor to the Fath ...more
May 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
Lancaster Against York: The Wars of the Roses and the Foundation of Modern Britain
3.68
liked it
This paragraph was really in my book. The only thing I added was what is in parenthases. Please read them.
"The fact that he (Obama) had huge personal
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Aug 16, 2009
Aug 05, 2009
 
Christ, Muhammad and I
4.58
really liked it
Excellent book to give to a Muslim who is seeking. I believe this is a translation which means it would be available in Arabic as well. An Arabic copy ...more
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Jun 30, 2015
 
Heaven
4.26
really liked it
I'm giving him four stars instead of three because he did not play to my skepticism! I was worried in reading the book that it would be more wishful t ...more
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Dec 29, 2013
 
Salvation and Sovereignty: A Molinist Approach
3.96
liked it
It was probably the most polite book I have read on the subject. Keathley treated all those on sides opposing him with the utmost respect and that goe ...more
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Feb 21, 2015
 
Defender of the Faith: William Jennings Bryan: The Last Decade, 1915-1925
3.86
liked it
I now feel much more enlightened on the narrow-mindedness of Bryan. Not that I disagree with the major components of his faith, but I do disagree with ...more
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Jun 27, 2010
 
A More Perfect Constitution: 23 Proposals to Revitalize Our Constitution and Make America a Fairer Country
3.61
it was amazing
Very thought provoking! Sabato explores changes to our constitution that are deserving of reflection and action by our law makers. His use-the-Constit ...more
Jun 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
The Origin of Species
3.97
it was ok
I was amazed at how much Darwin simply wanted to believe in the evolutionary process. He discounted creationism because of its lack of proof when he a ...more
Jul 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
Sackett
4.18
liked it
"But the fact of the matter is, no man can shape his life according to woman's thinking. Nor should any woman try to influence a man toward her way. T ...more
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Oct 24, 2009
 
Mere Christianity
4.31
it was amazing
Lewis takes a simple, logical approach to arguing the freedoms of Christianity. His sense of humor and common sense approach to life is refreshing and ...more
Jul 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs
3.78
liked it
"We must lead in a divided world. To that end, we should blend realism with idealism, placing morality near the center of our foreign policy even whil ...more
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Aug 18, 2010
 
Real Christianity
4.24
it was amazing
Wilberforce has such a keen perception of human nature and his instruction and warning is so relevant that he could have easily written this in the 21 ...more
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Aug 11, 2009
 
Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit (Great Lives from God's Word, #6)
4.24
really liked it
"Richard Foster writes wordes that penetrate: 'Superficiality is the curse of our age. The doctrine of instant satisfaction is a primary spiritual pro ...more
Aug 11, 2009
Aug 01, 2009
 
Revealing Islam and its Role in the End Times
4.00
really liked it
I felt he took too many liberties in stating his opinion as fact in both the introduction and the last chapter. HOWEVER, the core of His book, using t ...more
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Aug 01, 2015
 
The Rebel Sell
3.84
really liked it
An excellent examination of the crowd and counter-cultural psychology. Charles Mackay, author of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Cr ...more
Jun 06, 2010
Jun 06, 2010
 
Sackett's Land
4.12
really liked it
I enjoy reading these as my leisure reading. I appreciate the core values emphasized and like that the good guy can be truly good (with some personal ...more
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Jul 21, 2009
 
Teaching as a Subversive Activity
4.19
it was ok
His book was based on a very progressive philosophy of education which called into question the importance of facts. I do not believe that he discount ...more
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Aug 02, 2011
 
Understanding The Constitution: Ten Things Every Christian Should Know About The Supreme Law Of The Land
3.71
liked it
This is a simplified primer of what our Constitution says. I was looking to get something more out of it, but if your understanding of the Constitutio ...more
Jun 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
The Insanity of God: A True Story of Faith Resurrected
4.55
it was amazing
Challenged! This is the most affirming, confirming, encouraging, and admonishing book I've read in a long time. It will take some time for its truths ...more
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Aug 04, 2015
 
Common Sense
3.97
really liked it
A quote for our time from this book: "Our present condition, is, Legislation without law; wisdom without a plan; constitution without a name; and, wha ...more
Jun 2010
Jul 16, 2010
 
Germs, Genes, & Civilization
3.68
really liked it
While I completely disagree with his philosophy (evolution and atheism), his historical interpretation on the effects of pandemics and the diseases th ...more
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Jul 18, 2011
 
To the Far Blue Mountains
4.12
liked it
Great book and good combination of adventures. You always know who wins in these books, but so far he does well at forming plots that keep you on your ...more
Jul 23, 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial & America's Continuing Debate over Science & Religion
3.89
really liked it
Where we went wrong in the 20s: "Although the Scopes trial helped push fundamentalists out of mainstream American culture, they seemed almost eager to ...more
Jul 2010
Jul 16, 2010
 
The Innocent Man
3.79
it was ok
This was a graphic, but interesting story on how an innocent man was imprisoned. The story mostly kept my interest only because it is a true story.
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Aug 11, 2009
 
Timeline
3.83
liked it
Michael Crichton just happened to mesh history enough with science fiction to keep me hooked.
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Aug 11, 2009
 
The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression
3.90
really liked it
The most enjoyable and balanced synopsis of the Great Depression and the New Deal I have ever read. Reading it really helps to give depth to the econo ...more
Jan 2010
Dec 19, 2009
 
State of Fear
3.69
liked it
I'm not a big science fiction fan, but Michael Crichton is exciting enough for me to read!
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Aug 11, 2009
 
Begin: A Journey Through Scriptures for Seekers and New Believers
3.75
really liked it
Excellent starter plan for evangelistic Bible studies or beginning discipleship
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Jun 29, 2015
 
50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Spiritual Giants of the Faith
3.99
really liked it
This book was both a challenge to the way I live and an encouragement to me!
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Jan 16, 2011
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