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The Book of Man

The Book of Man

On 12/8 ChrisB wrote: Boys in our society do not know how to become men. That claim has been made many times in the last ten years, and I think there's a lot of truth to it, so I accepted a review copy of Bill Bennett's The Book of Man.The book offers 500+ pages of readings intended to "explore and explain ... what a man ... Review: The Book of Man

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3 Stars

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Nelson's Complete Book of BIble Maps and Charts, 3rd Edition

Nelson's Complete Book of BIble Maps and Charts, 3rd Edition

On 7/25 ChrisB wrote: To get the most out of Bible study, you need more than just your Bible. To really understand a writer, you need to understand his world — his language, his era, and sometimes even his geography. And there are many good tools available to help you do just that.Nelson's Complete Book of Bible Maps and ... Review: Nelson's Complete Book of Bible Maps & Charts

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4 Stars

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NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible

NKJV Greatest Stories of the Bible

On 1/6 ChrisB wrote: This is another one of those books I don't quite know what to do with.The Greatest Stories of the Bible (NKJ) is most of the narrative portions of the Bible stripped out and displayed in a storybook kind of format — e.g., each story is a "chapter" in the book. It contains most of the narratives plus ... Review: Greatest Stories of the Bible

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3 Stars

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Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl

On 8/28 ChrisB wrote: “What the heck was that?”Have you ever had that reaction to something you read? It’s how I felt many times while reading N.D. Wilson’s Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl.That’s not to say it’s not a good book. It’s well-written, compelling, and downright fascinating in places. But sometimes it ... Review: Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl

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4 Stars

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Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD)

Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD)

On 6/10 ChrisB wrote: I’m always looking for things that will both entertain and educate or edify my kids, so I picked up a (review) copy of Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD).The story is of a mosquito named Skeeter who, through a treasure-hunting adventure with his cooler and more popular brother, ... Video Review: Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure

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3 Stars

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The Orthodox Study Bible

The Orthodox Study Bible

On 2/17 ChrisB wrote: I think it’s important to look at different perspectives on everything and most especially the Bible. It’s not that I think what I’ve been taught is wrong, but sometimes the other traditions have a useful perspective, and occasionally I find that the most accurate description of a biblical truth ... Review: Orthodox Study Bible

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3 Stars

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