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Cash
4.08
it was amazing
Basically this book is about as close as you’ll get to sitting on the back deck of Johnny Cash’s house at 8:00 in the morning, drinking a cup of coffe ...more
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Apr 22, 2008
 
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
3.88
really liked it
Before reading Kim Cooper’s "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea" I had previously read a couple of other books in the 33 1/3 series (one on REM’s "Murmur" ...more
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Aug 07, 2011
 
25 Basic Bible Studies
3.95
it was amazing
Francis Schaeffer wrote this book for a friend of his who was an atheist. There’s 25 chapters and they’re each about 2 or 3 pages long (ridiculously s ...more
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Nov 07, 2007
 
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
4.19
it was amazing
This is an excellent book that addresses many of the common objections to Christianity today. First of all, Keller points out how common doubt is to t ...more
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Apr 22, 2008
 
The Inner Voice of Love
4.43
it was amazing
These are selections from a journal that Henri Nouwen wrote when he was in the midst of a very dark season in his life. He writes in the second person ...more
Jan 2014
Feb 01, 2014
 
Meditations on the Cross
4.21
really liked it
Selections from Bonhoeffer’s sermons and writings as well as letters written while he was in prison during World War II. The chapter on Judas is worth ...more
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Sep 17, 2009
 
What Is The Trinity? (Crucial Questions, #10)
4.12
really liked it
Sproul writes in very approachable language about the biblical doctrine of the Trinity. His overview of the early church councils (Nicea and Chalcedon ...more
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Nov 21, 2015
 
The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions
4.54
it was amazing
This is a great collection of prayers, from a passionate and praying people known as the Puritans (mainly 15th and 16th Century in England and New Eng ...more
Nov 2013
Dec 22, 2013
 
Art and the Bible: Two Essays
4.16
it was amazing
In Art in the Bible Schaeffer states “The lordship of Christ over the whole of life means that there are no platonic areas in Christianity, no dichoto ...more
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Apr 22, 2008
 
The Beatles: The Biography
4.14
it was amazing
Amazing, sad, disturbing, funny, ridiculous, disgusting, unbelievable, humorous, awe-inspiring… basically just about every type of emotion that could ...more
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Aug 24, 2007
 
Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live
3.32
really liked it
I read some reviews on here and I think people give Mohr too tough of a time for coming across as whiny and/or defensive. I didn’t think he was being ...more
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Jul 30, 2014
 
Till We Have Faces
4.18
it was amazing
SPOILER ALERT!!! I love this book. OK, well that’s not a “spoiler”, but other things I will say in this review will end up being spoilers. This may be ...more
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Feb 01, 2014
 
Science & Faith: Friends or Foes?
3.96
it was amazing
I deeply enjoyed this book. Collins, who has a PhD in Hebrew Linguistics from the University of Liverpool and a Masters degree in Computer Science and ...more
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Jul 30, 2014
 
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
4.18
liked it
Anytime a book becomes a "popular" Christian book, it is inevitably up for harsher criticism. I thought this book was challenging in very many healthy ...more
Sep 2012
Sep 09, 2012
 
Let it Be
3.37
liked it
As with all of the books that I have read in this series, the quality of the book is based more upon the author than the subject matter. Matteo’s book ...more
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May 20, 2014
 
True Spirituality: How to Live for Jesus Moment by Moment
4.24
it was amazing
This is an excellent book. This is basically Schaeffer talking about what the Christian life is really supposed to look like. One of the main themes t ...more
Mar 2008
Apr 22, 2008
 
Madeline
4.22
really liked it
I have a three-year-old daughter, so I don’t bother to post every book I read to her on Goodreads, but since I’ve memorized this book to the point tha ...more
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Mar 15, 2017
 
Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses
3.86
really liked it
This little book presents the 95 theses with brief commentary on many, but not all, of the theses… Nichols comments on the theses that are a bit less ...more
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May 02, 2015
 
The Stone Roses
3.53
it was amazing
The books in this series are hit-or-miss and it’s really more based on the author than the subject matter. Fortunately, the author on this book (Alex ...more
May 2014
May 20, 2014
 
The Grace of Repentance
4.18
really liked it
This is a helpful book defining the Biblical doctrine of repentance. Ferguson points out that all of life is repentance. It is not healthy (or Biblica ...more
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Dec 31, 2008
 
Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God
4.37
it was amazing
This book is about prayer. I bet you’re already glad you read this review. Keller is very intentional to define what biblical prayer looks like. He do ...more
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May 02, 2015
 
Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer
4.25
really liked it
Peterson’s main point is that the Psalms do not tell us who God is, but rather teach us how to respond to God. His chapter on liturgy is particularly ...more
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Jan 18, 2015
 
Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments
4.23
it was amazing
Vos describes the difference between systematic theology and biblical theology as the difference between a drawing a circle and drawing a line. Biblic ...more
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Feb 15, 2016
 
Institutes of the Christian Religion, 2 Vols
4.13
it was amazing
This is one of those books (or works) about which so many people have really strong opinions, and yet so many of the people who hold really strong opi ...more
Sep 2015
Nov 21, 2015
 
Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970
3.80
really liked it
This book tells the story of 1970, focusing mainly on the music of 1970 (while throwing in a bit of non-music history). Browne focuses on The Beatles, ...more
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May 20, 2014
 
Heart Speaks to Heart: Three Prayers to Jesus
4.21
really liked it
Though I do not personally agree with the theology of the “Sacred Heart”, I still found the prayers in this book to be very helpful by encouraging me ...more
Jan 2014
Feb 01, 2014
 
How Our Children Come to Faith (Basics of the Reformed Faith)
3.83
really liked it
This is a really helpful, and Biblical, short booklet about what it looks like for Christian parents to bring their children to Jesus. Smallman makes ...more
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May 02, 2015
 
Michael Jackson's Dangerous
3.86
it was amazing
This is one of the best books that I have read in the 33 1/3 series. There’s moments where I was thinking, “Yeah, right, it’s not like Michael Jackson ...more
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Aug 02, 2015
 
Christian Baptism
3.85
it was amazing
This is the best book that I have read on baptism. Because it is written by John Murray, it is not an easy read. It is still readable, but may take so ...more
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May 02, 2015
 
What Is Hell? (Basics Of The Faith)
3.67
really liked it
Hell is, obviously, not a topic about which people like to talk, but it is something that Jesus talked about (quite a bit) and it is something that is ...more
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Jan 18, 2015
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