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Conceived Without Sin by Bud Macfarlane Jr.
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Jesus the Bridegroom by Brant Pitre
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Dr. Pitre illustrates brilliantly the strong theological thread of nuptial bridegroom/bride imagery that characterizes much of salvation history, from the covenants of the Old Testament, to the mysterious words of John the Baptist regarding Christ, t ...more
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Our Culture, What's Left of It by Theodore Dalrymple
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Witty and insightful commentary on the social conditions in England today, and their underlying relation to the moral condition of the U.K. Essays are taken from his published pieces from the early 2000s. Some essays concern currents in literature an ...more
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Our Culture, What's Left of It by Theodore Dalrymple
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Witty and insightful commentary on the social conditions in England today, and their underlying relation to the moral condition of the U.K. Essays are taken from his published pieces from the early 2000s. Some essays concern currents in literature an ...more
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Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary by Brant Pitre
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Dr. Pitre has done it again! I devoured his earlier book "The Jewish Roots of the Eucharist", finding his particular brand of theology - bringing forth what Jesus's words and actions would have meant to 1st-Century Jews - to have been essential and i ...more
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Jesus the Bridegroom by Brant Pitre
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The Power of Silence by Cardinal Robert Sarah
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Strong case for the recovery of silence in a world obsessed with distraction.
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The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Epic masterpiece. Nothing remotely compares.
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The Orenda by Joseph Boyden
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The celebrated and award-winning historical novel, The Orenda, had been on my reading list for two years, mainly because I had written on Jean de Brebeuf, the Jesuit missionary figure on whom the character Christophe Crow is based, and because I too ...more
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