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The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
" I have never been disappointed with Bradbury. His others are good too: Something Wicked This Way Comes, Dandelion Wine, etc. "
Simplicity in Preaching by J.C. Ryle
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it. Tips from a master on how to speak the truth plainly. "
The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
" Poe is great, but dark. "
By Good and Necessary Consequence by Ryan M. McGraw
Worship by Hughes Oliphant Old
""This program for the renewal of worship in American Protestant churches of today may not be exactly what everyone is looking for. In our evangelistic zeal we are looking for programs that will attract people. We think we have to put honey on the..." Read more of this review »
Peter Jones and 2 other people liked wpschrec's review of Fahrenheit 451:
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
"This was a really good story"
The Art of Divine Contentment by Thomas Watson
" Burroughs is great. His book should be read regularly. We are so prone to discontent. "
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The Household and the War for the Cosmos by C.R.  Wiley
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A great book that gives the central principles for why the family exists. It provides the foundation for Man of the House. His discussion of piety is excellent as others have noted. More and more I think that sentimentality has destroyed our view of ...more
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The Certainty of Faith by Herman Bavinck
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This was such an excellent book that, at this difficult time in my life, rooted me more in the Word of God. It is not an easy read. But Bavinck goes through the scientific certainty and why that type of certainty will not work for matters of faith. T ...more
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The Death Penalty on Trial by Ron Gleason
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A solid introduction to the Biblical and historical reasons for the death penalty. The final section addresses some objections from secular people and from Christians. A lot more could be said and the book could be longer and deeper. But if you are l ...more
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Edmund Burke
“It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters.”
Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France

Anthony M. Esolen
“There’s all the difference in the world between teaching a human being and sanding the gears in a machine. The machine does a job. The human being embarks on a quest. The machine hums a dreary, constant drone. The human being sings. One”
Anthony Esolen, Life Under Compulsion: Ten Ways to Destroy the Humanity of Your Child

Robert Farrar Capon
“The Reformation was a time when men went blind, staggering drunk because they had discovered, in the dusty basement of late medievalism, a whole cellar full of fifteen-hundred-year-old, two-hundred proof Grace–bottle after bottle of pure distilate of Scripture, one sip of which would convince anyone that God saves us single-handedly. The word of the Gospel–after all those centuries of trying to lift yourself into heaven by worrying about the perfection of your bootstraps–suddenly turned out to be a flat announcement that the saved were home before they started…Grace has to be drunk straight: no water, no ice, and certainly no ginger ale; neither goodness, nor badness, not the flowers that bloom in the spring of super spirituality could be allowed to enter into the case.”
Robert Farrar Capon, Between Noon & Three: Romance, Law & the Outrage of Grace