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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Goose55 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:48 am

Fischer's Washington's Crossing reveals just how brutal the New Jersey British occupation was. Neither side was perfect in the way they conducted themselves, but I am aghast at the amount of heartless plundering committed by British and Hessian (German) troops, and officers upon the civilian population of NJ. But the subsequent civilian uprising turned the tide of the war and made Washington's eventual offensive that much easier.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:35 pm

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Gnostic Return in Modernity by Cyril O'Regan




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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by rgcurrey » Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:15 am

You guys like a lot of serious books . . . I do most of my reading for entertainment. Last two I read were Founders by James Wesley Rawles and The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by StoicDetective » Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:46 pm

rgcurrey wrote:You guys like a lot of serious books . . . I do most of my reading for entertainment. Last two I read were Founders by James Wesley Rawles and The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan.
I don't always read serious books. I thoroughly enjoyed 'A Wrinkle in Time' and will see the movie, once it is out of the theaters (I hate movie theaters).

Oh wait, the subject of the book was the Tesseract (see:https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tesseract) ... maybe still serious ... but fun.

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by durangopipe » Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:20 pm

Well, how’s this for irony:

A short while back, motivated by sweet&sour’s stack of Gene Hill books, I ordered a couple I didn’t have.
Night before last, I began reading Passing a Good Time.

Yesterday morning I began passing a kidney stone.

Between shrieks of agony, even I can find some humor in this.

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by mountainman » Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:29 pm

Biblical Preaching 3rd ed. The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages. By Haddon W. Robinson
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by sweetandsour » Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:46 pm

durangopipe wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:20 pm
Well, how’s this for irony:

A short while back, motivated by sweet&sour’s stack of Gene Hill books, I ordered a couple I didn’t have.
Night before last, I began reading Passing a Good Time.

Yesterday morning I began passing a kidney stone.

Between shrieks of agony, even I can find some humor in this.

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Man I hope you're well by now. I surely wouldn't call it a good time.

That book's a good one, and was Gene's last book.
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Post by ryland » Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:09 pm

mountainman wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:29 pm
Biblical Preaching 3rd ed. The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages. By Haddon W. Robinson
That's a classic!
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by FredS » Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:24 pm

sweetandsour wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:46 pm
durangopipe wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:20 pm
Well, how’s this for irony:

A short while back, motivated by sweet&sour’s stack of Gene Hill books, I ordered a couple I didn’t have.
Night before last, I began reading Passing a Good Time.

Yesterday morning I began passing a kidney stone.

Between shrieks of agony, even I can find some humor in this.

Image
Man I hope you're well by now. I surely wouldn't call it a good time.

That book's a good one, and was Gene's last book.
Hope everything came out OK.

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by FredS » Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:29 pm

The History of Arrowhead Lodge by Eyse Blis
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by durangopipe » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:47 am

FredS wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:24 pm
sweetandsour wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:46 pm
durangopipe wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:20 pm
Well, how’s this for irony:

A short while back, motivated by sweet&sour’s stack of Gene Hill books, I ordered a couple I didn’t have.
Night before last, I began reading Passing a Good Time.

Yesterday morning I began passing a kidney stone.

Between shrieks of agony, even I can find some humor in this.

Image
Man I hope you're well by now. I surely wouldn't call it a good time.

That book's a good one, and was Gene's last book.
Hope everything came out OK.

(I know, it's and old and corny joke. But then, so are we.)
It has passed.
Now I can enjoy my book.

But I think I’ll now chuckle (or wince) every time I see the title.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:10 pm

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Gnostic Apocalypse: Jacob Boehme's Haunted Narrative by Cyril O'Regan




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Post by coco » Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:31 pm

Indian Creek Chronicles: A Winter Alone in the Wilderness by Pete Fromm

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by michigander » Mon Mar 05, 2018 6:29 am

Renovation of the Heart by Dallas Willard

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I just finished a book and don't know if I should start Expositional Preaching by David R. Helm or Give Them Grace by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson.
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Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky 8O

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by ReverendThom » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:22 pm

michigander wrote:Renovation of the Heart by Dallas Willard
Love Willard.

I'm currently reading The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.

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Post by UncleBob » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:31 pm

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:14 pm

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Theology and the Spaces of Apocalyptic (The Père Marquette Lecture in Theology 2009) by Cyril O'Regan




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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by michigander » Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:37 pm

ReverendThom wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:22 pm
michigander wrote:Renovation of the Heart by Dallas Willard
Love Willard.

I'm currently reading The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.

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Do you have any other writings by Willard that you would recommend?

I'm going to have to re-read this; there's a lot to this. It seems to be spot on and exactly the kind of thing I need.

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