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Post by DannyM » Sat Mar 27, 2010 3:35 pm

I think this could be a good thread. Ask questions. Recommend books. Advise AGAINST reading a particular book. I have a question: For my birthday I received N.T. Wright's The Resurrection Of The Son of God. I'm soon going to get stuck into it. Has anyone read this book? And what do you think of it?

I'm nearly done reading Stephen King's Rose Madder...what a rollercoaster!

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1. The HOLY BIBLE.
[Then in no particular order]
Jeffrey Deaver's Lincoln Rhyme thrillers
Thomas Aquinas, Selected Writings
Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
McGrath, The Twilight Of Atheism
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Post by Gman » Sat Mar 27, 2010 5:59 pm

Bart said "The Shack" was good... I just got it today from Amazon and I'm reading it now.. ;)
The heart cannot rejoice in what the mind rejects as false - Galileo

We learn from history that we do not learn from history - Georg Friedrich Wilhelm Hegel

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Post by Canuckster1127 » Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:21 pm

I have 235 reviews of books here that outlines books that I've read over the past 5 years or so.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A3 ... f_=sv_ys_4

I've read more than that. These are just the ones I've reviewed. I keep things updated on my Facebook as well in this area.
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Post by Gman » Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:58 pm

Canuckster1127 wrote:I have 235 reviews of books here that outlines books that I've read over the past 5 years or so.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A3 ... f_=sv_ys_4

I've read more than that. These are just the ones I've reviewed. I keep things updated on my Facebook as well in this area.
Bart you geek.... :egeek:
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Post by DannyM » Sat Mar 27, 2010 7:07 pm

Canuckster1127 wrote:I have 235 reviews of books here that outlines books that I've read over the past 5 years or so.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A3 ... f_=sv_ys_4

I've read more than that. These are just the ones I've reviewed. I keep things updated on my Facebook as well in this area.
Hey Bart, I now know your boatrace :) I'm going to have a look through those reviews. Great link up :thumbsup:
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Post by Canuckster1127 » Sat Mar 27, 2010 7:09 pm

Gman wrote:
Canuckster1127 wrote:I have 235 reviews of books here that outlines books that I've read over the past 5 years or so.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A3 ... f_=sv_ys_4

I've read more than that. These are just the ones I've reviewed. I keep things updated on my Facebook as well in this area.
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Post by Silvertusk » Sun Mar 28, 2010 1:54 am

The Shack is good - recommend that.

Mine are in no particular order (not including the Bible here because that is in a different league)

Dragonlance Chronicles
Chronicles of the Bothers - Wendy Alec
Anything by Phillip Yancy or Lee Strobel
The Shock of your Life and Aftershock - Powerful books - recommend them.
All the Harry Potter Books
Most James Herbert Books.


I am currently reading Where is God when it hurts and Amazing Grace - Double book - Phillip Yancy

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Post by zoegirl » Sun Mar 28, 2010 7:19 am

Rereading the Chronicles of Narnia and the Space Trilogies. But haven't had much time for new material.

I have read Where is God when it hurts....it is very good.

Harry Potter is a fun read.

The Language of God and The Edge of Evolution are books that I am trying to get through when I have time.

Science textbooks are my typical read....
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Post by Enigma7457 » Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:35 am

My favourite was the privileged planet by Guillermo Gonzalez. Also, Darwin's Black Box and the Edge if Evolution, both by Micheal Behe are excellent. As for fiction, anything by Daniel Silva.

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Post by zoegirl » Sun Mar 28, 2010 1:34 pm

Has anybody heard of books my a Preston? If I am remembering corectly they are mysteries where the main character uses a lot of science/forensics to solve them?
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Post by Imperial » Fri Apr 02, 2010 6:18 pm

I have no favorite books but am reading Stormrage. >.>

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Post by DannyM » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:17 pm

I'm thinking of ordering this

http://www.amazon.co.uk/New-Testament-I ... 343&sr=8-1

Looks good. Anyone got it/read it? :)
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Post by jlay » Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:35 pm

Better to be a geek, than a dork.

I never read Novels, but my mom left a book called, " First Family," that is decent.

I've read all the Harry Potters. Fun, light reading.
I like Strobel's stuff. Yancy is good.
Also reading, Spiritual Leadership.

And, Creating Magic. Written by Disney Exec.
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Post by B. W. » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:55 pm

jlay wrote:Better to be a geek, than a dork.

I never read Novels, but my mom left a book called, " First Family," that is decent.

I've read all the Harry Potters. Fun, light reading.
I like Strobel's stuff. Yancy is good.
Also reading, Spiritual Leadership.

And, Creating Magic. Written by Disney Exec.
Prefer bible but these days...

However due to the recent Political mess we face I am brushing up on…

-Masters of Sociological Thought

-Evolutionary Socialism

-Marx and Engels

-Herbert Spencer and few other progressive types

-and political thought type books - boring, dull, and mudane


(We really need to pray for our country before we actually lose it… we are that close!)

On the side I still review CS Lewis, Tozer, Edwards, Finney, Wesley, even Billy Sunday works, writings, sermons, etc

I like Mystery Novels but have not read any for a while - mostly by Carl Hiaasen his book — Lucky Numbers one of my favorites!
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