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The Poem Of The M...
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Gavin Gavin said: " One of the most extraordinary books I have ever read.

I came to it after the visions of Anne Catherine Emmerich which I found deeply impressive;

but Valtorta is equally impressive.

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Gavin Gavin said: " There is very little written to compare with Tom Holland's book. It attempts to subject the rich anhd varied phenomena of Islam to intellectual and culturtal scrutiny.
He does a very competent job, although the predelictiosn one apporsaches the subje
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Deadly Sins Easy Virtues by Angela Tilby
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Useful connections with Evagrius Ponticus, but as a Western liberal Tilby is constantly taking refuge in the language and assumptions of therapy and secular self satisfaction. Ponticus is good though.
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The Science Delusion by Rupert Sheldrake
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The Poem Of The Man God by Maria Valtorta
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One of the most extraordinary books I have ever read.

I came to it after the visions of Anne Catherine Emmerich which I found deeply impressive;

but Valtorta is equally impressive.

This kind of literature defies conventional analysis.
The claims it makes
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Dostoevsky by Rowan Williams
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In the Shadow of the Sword by Tom Holland
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There is very little written to compare with Tom Holland's book. It attempts to subject the rich anhd varied phenomena of Islam to intellectual and culturtal scrutiny.
He does a very competent job, although the predelictiosn one apporsaches the subje
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English Music by Peter Ackroyd
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Face of God by Roger Scruton
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The Uses of Pessimism by Roger Scruton
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