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The Shack
3.74
it was amazing
Perhaps it is because I am a bereaved father about the same age as the main character who, like that character, carries "the great sadness" like a lea ...more
Sep 05, 2008
Sep 04, 2008
 
What's So Great About Christianity
3.98
did not like it
I am a devoted follower of Jesus and firmly believe he is the way, the truth and the life, but d'souza is, in my opinion, trying to exploit a right wi ...more
not set
Oct 03, 2008
 
Title: Growing Kids Gods Way Biblical Ethics for Parentin
3.77
did not like it
all of mr and mrs ezzo's books and recordings are biblically unsound and psychologically and physically bordering on abuse. they advocate strict sched ...more
not set
Apr 09, 2008
 
Pearl Of Great Price
4.64
did not like it
cultic crap
not set
Mar 11, 2008
 
The New Dare to Discipline
3.96
it was ok
DTD was written during a time when parents erred on the side of being too lax. homes typically lacked much of any discipline, so dobson did a great se ...more
not set
Jan 18, 2008
 
The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life
3.44
did not like it
i try to keep an open mind and read varying points of view other than my own, but this book is a scientific nightmare. based on raw data, the author t ...more
not set
Jan 29, 2008
 
A Woman Rides the Beast
4.19
did not like it
absolutely horrible, prejudicial, sloppy research, unfounded conclusions that produce hate
not set
Jan 19, 2008
 
Who Speaks For Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think
4.03
liked it
There are so many books being passed around among my fellow evangelicals these days, the basic theme of which is "Islam is a terrible, hateful religio ...more
not set
Oct 03, 2008
 
The Future of Marriage
3.62
it was ok
The basic theme of Blankenhorn's book is that children do best being raised by a mom and a dad, which research supports. His secondary theme, however, ...more
not set
Oct 02, 2008
 
Fed Up with Fundamentalism: A Historical, Theological, and Personal Appraisal of Christian Fundamentalism
4.67
it was amazing
Leroy Seat is not by any stretch a liberal, nor is he bitter or angry. instead, he lovingly, logically, and biblically shows how fundamentalism in gen ...more
not set
Feb 03, 2009
 
A Christian Manifesto
4.07
did not like it
if taken to its logical conclusion, we'd be blowing up abortion clinics behind pat robertson riding a white steed
not set
Jan 29, 2008
 
The End of Racism: Finding Values in an Age of Technoaffluence
3.80
did not like it
poorly researched nonsense designed to convince white people that there is no racism in america
not set
Jan 29, 2008
 
Seeking the Identity of Jesus: A Pilgrimage
4.18
really liked it
An excellent, scholarly in-depth collection for anyone seeking truth that identifies the essential real Jesus of scripture and history as opposed to t ...more
not set
Oct 25, 2008
 
Buddhism and Christianity in Dialogue: The Gerald-Weisfeld Lectures 2004
3.50
liked it
Buddhism and Christianity have some essential differences. Christianity sees God as personal and intimately knowable; Buddhism sees God more in terms ...more
not set
Feb 14, 2009
 
God Beyond Gender
3.20
it was ok
You know, i get it, i really do. I understand that God is too big for any one gender. I understand that God incorporates in his nature attributes trad ...more
not set
Sep 05, 2008
 
For All Who Minister: A Worship Manual for the Church of the Brethren
4.00
liked it
this is a very good manual for ministers doing weddings, funerals, etc.
not set
Nov 29, 2008
 
Harlem Gallery and Other Poems
4.15
it was amazing
Melvin Tolson (1898-1966) was the real life scholar portrayed by Denzel Washington in the film "The Great Debaters". Tolson not only inspired the unkn ...more
not set
Jun 27, 2008
 
Marriage: The Dream That Refuses to Die
3.57
it was ok
Fox-Genovese is one of the prime anti-feminist voices today. She blames feminism and same sex marriage for consorting together to destroy marriage and ...more
not set
Oct 02, 2008
 
Our Daily Meds: How the Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves Into Slick Marketing Machines and Hooked the Nation on Prescription Drugs
4.08
really liked it
The subtitle of the book pretty much says it all: "How the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked th ...more
not set
Jun 27, 2008
 
Pagoo
4.29
it was amazing
Like all good children's literature (and film as well), Holling Clancy Holling's books are delightful for adults as well as kids of all ages. Younger ...more
not set
Jan 29, 2008
 
The Plain Man Looks At The Beatitudes
3.77
it was amazing
William Barclay is one of the sharpest minds to have written biblical material. no one knows the original languages and culture like he does. all his ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2008
 
Born Again
4.22
it was ok
i admire colson's work with prisoners in founding prison fellowship and i'm glad Jesus turned him around, but he's a stick in the mud 5 point calvinis ...more
not set
Apr 07, 2008
 
The Last Temptation of Christ
4.14
really liked it
fundamentalists went ballistic when this was made into a movie, but it is really quite a good book depicting Jesus being tempted to have a normal fami ...more
not set
Mar 11, 2008
 
Educating for Shalom: Essays on Christian Higher Education
4.00
really liked it
profound insights into the importance of higher education and its true purpose; brilliant, scholarly, biblical, great book, but not easy reading. the ...more
not set
Feb 29, 2008
 
The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, and Self-Image
3.97
did not like it
all of jay adams' works are biblically, psychologically, and scientifically inept, wrong-headed, filled with bad theology and scientific error; in sho ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2008
 
The Child Abuse Industry: Outrageous Facts and Everyday Rebellions Against a System That Threatens Every North American Family
3.55
it was ok
pride makes a good argument about the abuse of a huge child abuse system, but errs on the side of the falsely accused at the expense of battered and a ...more
not set
Apr 05, 2008
 
The Rule of Saint Benedict
4.04
it was amazing
powerful, deeply spiritual, eminently practical; a classic every follower of Jesus should read and heed regardless of denomination.
not set
Apr 09, 2008
 
Ministry in an Oral Culture: Living with Will Rogers, Uncle Remus, and Minnie Pearl
3.65
liked it
a good book for pastors to help bridge the gap between highly trained intellectual people and everyday folks in the pews
not set
Sep 04, 2008
 
The Beginning of All Things: Science and Religion
3.91
it was amazing
essential to understand how science and faith compliment one another. hans kung is the foremost catholic theologian alive
not set
Apr 07, 2008
 
Liberating Rites: Understanding the Transformative Power of Ritual
4.00
did not like it
While I understand Tom Driver’s point in “Liberating Rites: Understanding the Transformative Power of Ritual” that all humans engage in ritual and rel ...more
not set
Nov 29, 2008
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