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Zealot by Reza Aslan
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I resisted this book initially, mistaking the premise. Jesus was a zealot (for his God and religion), not a Zealot (political movement).

Once I got past that confusion, the book was a delight: sharply and lucidly written, compelling story, fairly sol
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Play Anything by Ian Bogost
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I came to Ian Bogost by way of Bruno Latour, Graham Harman, Adam S. Miller, and object-oriented philosophy.

The book is NOT about games, it's about living and engaging the world. My professional focus on education and learning design - a wonderful fit
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Teachings of Presidents of the Church by The Church of Jesus Christ ...
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Sharman and I serve in the children's nursery at Church, so we miss the adult meetings where this book is the curriculum. We read it to each other at night - and I was thrilled to hear the cadences and erudition, the practicality and well-read breadt ...more
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Go Forward with Faith by Sheri Dew
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A man employed by the LDS Church for 60+ years, first hired when the entire Church office staff totaled 10 employees - secretaries, telephone switchboard operators and custodians! They called Gordon "the Slave" because he did the apostles' bidding.

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Simplify by Carolyn J. Rasmus
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Slim, hopeful volume from a BYU professor/administrator, responding to the complexity of our daily lives.
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The Communist Manifesto and Other Writings by Karl Marx
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After all these years - why didn't I read this as a teenager?

The book is surprisingly clear and easy to read - strong narrative propels it along. As a thorough introduction to Marxist though, though, it's too brief and sketchy, and not comprehensive.
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Prince of Networks by Graham Harman
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This book's first half provides a concise overview of Bruno Latour's object-oriented metaphysics. Latour is a French social thinker and co-developer of actor-network theory. I understood that part of the book, but then got lost in the second half whe ...more
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