Category Archives: Religion

The Historical Atlas Of The Bible by Dr. Ian Barnes

The Historical Atlas of The Bible: A Visual Guide From Ancient Times To The New Testament B- 400 pages

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The Templars by Dan Jones

The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God’s Holy Warriors The book consists of a long list of battles. Some won, many lost, they start to run into each other on the page. Jones did a lot of research, … Continue reading

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Joy To The World by Scott Hahn

Dr. Scott Hahn is a Catholic scholar and teacher, and I’ve greatly enjoyed some of his other books.  Joy to the World is a closer look at Jesus’s birth – both in terms of what is known historically and how His … Continue reading

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Pitching My Way Through World War II by Joy & Rosanne Bliss

Pitching My Way Through World War II: Letters Home To North Dakota; co-written with G. L. Dybwad. Private First Class Vernon E. Ellingson was just a Midwest boy who was drafted into WWII. Growing up in Grand Forks, ND his … Continue reading

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Dream Weaver by Gary Wright

Gary Wright is an interesting guy. His memoir, Dream Weaver, covers a lot of ground from his childhood in New Jersey, finding a deep faith in Hinduism, becoming close friends with George Harrison, finding success with “The Dream Weaver” album, and … Continue reading

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A Voice Louder Than Rock & Roll by Caleb Quaye

A Voice Louder Than Rock & Roll; co-written by Dale A. Berryhill is more a religious testimonial than a biography. Quaye came from a family of musicians, following his father’s footsteps, including all his missteps into drugs and infidelity. London, … Continue reading

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President Me by Adam Carolla

President Me: The America That’s in My Head I enjoy the Adam Carolla podcast, but this third book is just a recap of his latest rants. I suppose this was true of his first two books but I was late … Continue reading

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The Grunt Padre by Fr. Daniel L. Mode

“I know and swear there are living chapels in Vince’s name.  ‘Those grunts’ saw Christ when they saw Vince.  This may appear like pious rhetoric but I have been a priest too long not to comprehend how people react when … Continue reading

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The Good Spy by Kai Bird

The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames – reminds me of A Bright Shining Lie in that it uses the story of Robert Ames to explain the Mid-East turmoil. Robert Ames is the ‘Good Spy‘ of the … Continue reading

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Why Does The World Exist? by Jim Holt

Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story A philosophical topic if there ever was one. Why does the world exist? is a question I’ve thought about since I was a kid. Neither religion nor science have answered it … Continue reading

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