Category Archives: Books

2012 Reading Challenge

Inspired by seeing my aunt Linda’s goodreads reading challenge goal, I have decided to set a goal for my own reading in 2012. Every year I have been reading through a theology book, but this year I decided to read … Continue reading

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Sacred Power, Sacred Space

I read “Sacred Power, Sacred Space” by Jeanne Halgren Kilde yesterday. (248 pages, paperback, Oxford University Press) The book is written from a heterodox position. The author views Christianity as being about power and by extension the buildings used for … Continue reading

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Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic

I picked up “Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic” by David B. Currie and Published by Ignatius Press. It was a quick read (paperback, 215 page) This book was a bit of a letdown. On the positive side the Author articulated his … Continue reading

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Current book list

The first two books on the list are ones I have just finished. “Seamos Dedicados” is the Spanish translation of one of the “Be” series devotional commentaries by Warren Wiersbe. Our Sunday school class has just gone through the book … Continue reading

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The Midnight Ride of Hank the Horse

Another Freddy poem from the Bean Home News missing from “The Collected Poems of Freddy the Pig”. The Midnight Ride of Hank the Horse “Listen my children while I discourse Of the midnight ride of Hank the horse. ‘Twas in … Continue reading

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Breathes there a pig with soul so dead

My wife and I are reading a Freddy book entitled “Freddy and the Bean Home News“ This was the book that introduced me to Freddy the Pig and that awful poetry of his. Freddy takes a poem by Sir Walter … Continue reading

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Current Book List

My wife and I have been reading the Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency books and are currently about half-way through “In the Company of Cheerful Ladies” by Alexander McCall Smith. In preparing for a class I am getting ready to … Continue reading

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Our Olivia Book

Mommy got us this book. It’s the Olivia book. We like Olivia. She is funny. Daddy says he doesn’t know how to read this book, but Mommy sometimes reads it to us. Giuseppi says that learning other languages is good for … Continue reading

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Walking the Bible by Bruce Feiler

I picked this book up in our Christian bookstore, and although it is not a Christian book per say, it is quite thought provoking and appropriate for all “people of the book”. Bruce Feiler has the skill of a travel … Continue reading

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