Category Archives: Books

Remaking

Do you have those moments when some life situation allows you to suddenly and clearly understand some other matter you’ve been struggling with? I do. The moment came last night as I was carefully taking apart a book. Every one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Jane Austen by Dr. Peter Leithart ‘Janeia’ is sweeping our culture. From true-to-text major motion pictures of her novels, to an overly creative movie about Becoming Jane, to the rewriting of her works in modern genres (Pride and Prejudice and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick by Jonathan Rogers Perhaps no man has had more legend surrounding his life than Saint Patrick. In Jonathan Rogers’ book, Saint Patrick, part of the Christian Encounters series by Thomas Nelson Publishers, we learn the history behind the … Continue reading

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The Vertical Self

The Vertical Self by Mark Sayers If you’re looking for a self-help, Dr. Phil approach to finding your untapped potential and personality, this book isn’t it. And truthfully, I can think of no higher praise to offer Mark Sayers. If … Continue reading

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Facing Your Giants

Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado Notice the “s”? This isn’t simply another retelling of the David and Goliath story.  Lucado walks us through the story of David’s life, of the numerous giants he faced, of his successes, his failures, … Continue reading

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