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NIrV Minecrafters Bible, Hardcover

NIrV Minecrafters Bible, Hardcover

On 9/21 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Anyone that enjoys Minecraft will definitely enjoy this bible. This translation is very easy to read for kids and doesn’t diminish the importance or value of the scriptures. The added beauty to this bible is the 24 color pages of illustrations based on the game of Minecraft. Anyone into the game will ... NIrV Minecrafters Bible

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5 Stars

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NKJV Study Bible, Personal Size, Paperback

NKJV Study Bible, Personal Size, Paperback

On 7/1 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: The full color NKJV study bible is truly a beautiful bible. I have lots of bibles, a couple shelves in my library full of bibles, and I have to say this is probably the most beautiful of all. The colors light up the pages and make reading a little bit easier for me.  Don’t get me wrong black and ... Beautiful, Captivating Bible

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5 Stars

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Answering Jihad

Answering Jihad

On 4/30 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Answering Jihad: A Better Way forward by Nabeel Qureshi has been the best and most concise book I have ever read about the Muslim faith without being biased and harsh but honest and clear. I have read the Quran as well as other books about Islam, took world religion courses in university that have delved ... Answering Jihad: A Better Way forward by Nabeel Qureshi

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5 Stars

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ICB, Princess Bible, Hardcover, Purple

ICB, Princess Bible, Hardcover, Purple

On 2/20 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Recently I received The ICB Princess Bible from Thomas Nelson, this bible is a perfect bible for a young girl. When I ordered this bible I did so because I thought the cover was very pretty and totally suiting for my little niece (which loves everything princess). When it came it did not disappoint. ... Perfect Bible for a little Princess

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5 Stars

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The Entitlement Cure

The Entitlement Cure

On 1/30 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: The Entitlement Cure by Dr. John Townsend is a book that is ripe for our society (including myself). Although I didn’t pick up this book because I felt like I needed a cure for my self entitlement I began to realize reading through it that “hey I think that or do that sometimes; is that really how ... The Entitlement Cure by Dr. John Townsend

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5 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears, The Very First Christmas

The Berenstain Bears, The Very First Christmas

On 11/28 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: The Berenstain Bears, The Very First Christmas is a cute book for readers of all ages. It’s the shortened and illustrated version of the Christmas story that your child can easy read and understand. Although the story is missing the whole story it gives the gist of the reason for Christmas and why ... The Berenstain Bears, The Very First Christmas By: Jan & Mike Berenstain

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5 Stars

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7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage

7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage

On 9/27 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: As someone who is currently engaged I figured this book could help point me in the right direction before I ever could run into problems to begin with. “7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage: Strengthen Your Most Intimate Relationship” By Kim Kimberling, PhD, Craig and Amy Groeschel points out 7 key areas ... 7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage: Strengthen Your Most Intimate Relationship

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4 Stars

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Seven Men - Paperback

Seven Men - Paperback

On 7/25 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: 7 Men And The Secret Of Their Greatness is a great retelling of the lives of men that have shaped and pointed our society to hope, freedom and Christ. I have to admit, coming from a younger generation, and being born in Europe I have never heard of some of these men, and of the 7 mentioned only known ... 7 Men And The Secret Of Their Greatness By: Eric Metaxas

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4 Stars

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Whatever the Cost

Whatever the Cost

On 5/16 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Without knowing a single thing about the Benham brothers I picked up this book based on the cover caption said: “Facing your fears, dying to your dreams, and living powerfully.” What I found between the covers I never expected; I mean the book sounded interesting and all but I had doubts it would ... Whatever the Cost: Facing Your Fears, Dying to Your Dreams, and Living Powerfully By: David & Jason Benham

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5 Stars

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The Daniel Cure

The Daniel Cure

On 2/21 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: The Daniel Cure is not just a book about a type of diet, it contains a recipe for a healthy, spiritual, vibrant life. The book starts out by first addressing the question what exactly is the Daniel cure and what’s the deal with fasting anyway? After understanding the big picture and the vital aspect ... The Daniel Cure: The Daniel Fast Way to Vibrant Health (Susan Gregory & Richard J. Bloomer)

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5 Stars

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The Daniel Plan

The Daniel Plan

On 1/5 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life is a book that ALL people should read. We are all aware of the health epidemic facing our country but even more importantly facing our own lives. I love this book because it doesn’t simply talk about exercise or food but is also talks about our mind, focus, ... The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life

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5 Stars

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Vanishing Grace

Vanishing Grace

On 12/6 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Vanishing Grace is another classic work by Philip Yancey. To those that are familiar with the style and writings of Philip Yancey you should not expect anything less what you are used to, and to those that have not yet discovered the genius of Philip Yancey you will understand why he is one of the best ... The Book Christians Desperately Need To Read

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5 Stars

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Ex-Muslim

Ex-Muslim

On 10/4 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Naeem Fazal, author of the book Ex-Muslim, has an incredible, and what I would say heroic story to tell. As the title implies Naeem grew up Muslim, his family was from Pakistan, and he himself was born in Kuwait. He describes himself as being a conservative Muslim that however, all changed once he came ... Prayer Makes A Difference

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5 Stars

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The Chronological Study Bible NIV

The Chronological Study Bible NIV

On 4/23 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: As one who owns other chronological study bibles and is currently more than half way through a one-year chronological bible reading plan I feel I can give an accurately opinion about this Chronological Study Bible by Thomas Nelson and compare it to others. It’s a chronological bible, what does that ... Beautiful Bible

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5 Stars

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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

On 3/29 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus has been one of the best book’s I’ve come across in a long time. I love learning about other religions, I love learning why others think and believe and how I could be a better representative of Christianity to them and this book has equipped me with far more than I expected. Nabeel ... Nothing Short Of An Amazing Book

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5 Stars

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The Question That Never Goes Away

The Question That Never Goes Away

On 1/14 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: The Question That Never Goes Away is another fantastically written book by Philip Yancey. To those that are familiar with Yancey’s beautiful and articulate writing, filled with quotes and views from other authors, scholars and theologians other than his own, you will once again be left in deep and ... Healing, Comfort & Encouragement In-Between The Pages

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5 Stars

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Samson

Samson

On 12/13 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: This book really hit home for me. My father lived on the polish boarder during WWII and my uncle was taken away to a concentration camp at the age of 16 to be worked and tortured to death. I’ve heard the stories, but never so detailed, never so graphic. The truth is the details and graphic descriptions, ... Incredible Story, Hard to Believe It Wasn't So Long Ago.

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5 Stars

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True Love Dates

True Love Dates

On 11/16 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: I know my way around books dealing on dating, I’ve read countless. I myself am single at the moment but am no stranger to dating. Having been in many different relationships I can honestly say that if I were to follow the advice of Debra Fileta from her book True Love Date I wouldn’t have wasted ... I'll Never Date The Same Again

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5 Stars

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NIV Integrated Study Bible

NIV Integrated Study Bible

On 9/16 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Let me start out by cutting to the chase, this is a phenomenal bible. Even if you already own 20+ different bibles (like I do), chances are this bible will be like none other you’ve owned or read. Every year I enjoy reading the bible cover-to-cover, and this year I wanted to try a new approach, reading ... NIV Integrated Study Bible - A New Chronological Approach For Exploring Scripture

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5 Stars

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NIV Worship Together Bible

NIV Worship Together Bible

On 9/3 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: This is a neat little bible that I thought had a good concept. It’s not a study bible, in fact there is no commentary at all,  no introduction to books or any sort of extra input apart from the insertion of some of today’s most well known worship songs. I was hoping that the songs would be found ... A Simple and Clean NIV Bible

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3 Stars

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Death By Living

Death By Living

On 8/6 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Published by Thomas Nelson, May 7 2013 - 224 pages, hardcoverWhat is time and what does it mean for us? N.D. Wilson does a remarkable job in his book Death by Living, weaving theology and story telling like only a few writers before him have ever done. From the get go we see his love for stories, the ... Refreshing, Thought Invoking.

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5 Stars

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Unveiling Grace

Unveiling Grace

On 7/15 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: A fascinating and truly gripping story, Unveiling Grace, allows a rare glimpse into the Mormon church. Lynn K. Wilder writes about her family, how they converted too, and from Mormonism, and all the other stuff in between. I personally have a heart for Mormon people, seeing how sincere they are, I always ... Unveiling Grace: The Story of How We Found Our Way Out of the Mormon Church

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5 Stars

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NIV Leadership Bible

NIV Leadership Bible

On 7/2 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: A leader faces decisions and consequences (good or bad) almost on a minute-to-minute basis, in fact we all do no matter what status we have and the NIV Leadership Bible attempts to guide the reader into making Godly and wise decisions. The bible it self is well made and beautifully organized. Beautiful ... NIV Leadership Bible: Leading by The Book - By Zondervan

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4 Stars

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NKJV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

NKJV New Spirit-Filled Life Bible

On 6/1 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: I’ll begin by saying that I am not reviewing the translation of the bible itself (NKJV), which is my favorite of all bible translation, but instead I want to focus on the content itself added throughout the pages of this bible. I have read many bibles of all sorts from cover to cover and I’ve never ... New Spirit-Filled Life Bible - Kingdom Equipping Through the Power of the Word (NKJV)

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4 Stars

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One Perfect Life

One Perfect Life

On 4/20 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Thomas Nelson Incorporated, Feb 19, 2013 - 516 pages What an incredible journey John MacArthur takes us on. One Perfect Life by best-selling author John MacArthur is nothing short of fantastic. Without a doubt MacArthur put a lot of time and effort to take verses and prophetic passages ... Beautifully written. Well organized. Simply a fabulous read.

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5 Stars

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The Great House of God

The Great House of God

On 3/9 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Thomas Nelson Inc, Jan 1, 2013, 240 pagesThe Great House of God by Max Lucado is a rejuvenating look at an old prayer. We all know the Lords prayer, many can recite it, but what does it mean to us? How do we use it in our modern life and modern culture? Max does a wonderful job taking the prayer ... The Great House of God - Great Reminder

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5 Stars

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Live Second

Live Second

On 1/6 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Thomas Nelson Inc, Dec 11, 2012 - 400 pagesLive Second: 365 Ways to Make Jesus First is a daily devotional that is a bit different then your typical devotional book you might be used to, it was very refreshing to read. The introduction basically spells out how exactly to use this devotional, ... Packs A Strong Punch In A Daily Devotion

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5 Stars

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A Year with G. K. Chesterton

A Year with G. K. Chesterton

On 11/17 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Thomas Nelson Inc, Oct 30, 2012 - 384 pagesA year ago I read Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton (and very much enjoyed it) so I kind of thought I knew what to expect from this book. But I’ll be honest, its not what I expected. The author does know a lot about G.K. Chesterton and his writings ... Does not compare with actually reading Chesterton's work

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2 Stars

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Grace

Grace

On 10/6 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Published by Thomas Nelson, Sept 11, 2012 - 240 pagesI like Max, he never fails to write a good book. If you are familiar with Max Lucado’s books, this one is no different; with that comes the good and the bad.The good:Max does a fabulous job illustrating Grace through biblical passages, world events, ... Simple to read, simple to understand, simple to apply

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4 Stars

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A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

A Shot of Faith (to the Head)

On 9/1 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: I began reading this book and the stopped. I realized that while I am reading a book that goes against atheistic arguments I cannot possibly know if it does a good job or not without reading the atheistic arguments first. So I turned to Dawkins and Hitchens and read The God Delusion and God Is Not Great. ... A Shot of Faith (to the Head) Be a Confident Believer in an Age of Cranky Atheists By Mitch Stokes

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5 Stars

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Called to Controversy

Called to Controversy

On 4/14 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: What is it about?Called To Controversy: the unlikely story of Moishe Rosen and the founding of Jews for Jesus gives a very detailed account of the life of Moishe Rosen and the group Jews for Jesus. Everything from his early life, to his teenage years, to the jobs he’s worked in and the friends he had ... Inisightful and Enlightening!

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5 Stars

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Real Marriage

Real Marriage

On 2/12 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: This book has been an absolute pleasure to read. Real Marriage The Truth About Sex, Friendship, & Life Together by Mark and Grace Driscoll has truly been a one of a kind book to read. Although this book is geared toward married couples, I (a single male) have nonetheless found this book to be incredibly ... Real Marriage The Truth About Sex, Friendship, & Life Together by Mark and Grace Driscoll

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5 Stars

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Ascent from Darkness

Ascent from Darkness

On 12/4 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Wow! I had no idea what to expect when I began reading Ascent From Darkness by Michael Leehan, but once I started I didn’t want to put it down! I am amazed at Michael’s courage and humility to tell his story through this book. No Christian, let alone human, could ever be proud of the acts and lifestyle ... Ascent From Darkness by Michael Leehan

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5 Stars

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The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

The Voice New Testament: Revised & Updated

On 11/5 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: The Voice New Testament: Step Into the Story of Scripture by Thomas Nelson is truly a one of a kind bible translation. I have read plenty of Bible translations, King James, NKJV, NIV, NLT, RBS (Russian translation), and most recently The Message, from Genesis to Revelations. Unfortunately I only read ... The Voice New Testament: Step Into the Story of Scripture

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5 Stars

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Has God Spoken?

Has God Spoken?

On 10/11 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Has God Spoken? Proof of the Bible’s Divine Inspiration by the Bible Answer Man Hank Hanegraaff started out very promising. I loved diving into the book and seeing from the start that this man knew what he was talking about. He knew other religions and seemed to know his bible. He did a fantastic job ... Has God Spoken? Proof of the Bible’s Divine Inspiration

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2 Stars

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Why God Won't Go Away

Why God Won't Go Away

On 8/6 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Why God Won't Go Away: Is the New Atheism Running on Empty? By Alister Mcgrath was a pleasure to read. Rather then disproving all atheistic arguments and delving deep into new atheism philosophy this book provided an excellent beginning to those that are not familiar (or semi familiar) with the new atheism ... Why God Won't Go Away: Is the New Atheism Running on Empty? By Alister Mcgrath

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4 Stars

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Be the People

Be the People

On 6/22 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: The latest book I read "Be The People" by Carol M. Swain is one of those rare books that you happen to pick up telling you many of the things you thought you already knew and then making them so much clearer. It tackles all the issues that are wrong with the U.S. From abortion, homosexuality, marriage, ... "Be The People" by Carol M. Swain

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4 Stars

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Beyond Talent

Beyond Talent

On 5/30 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: I love reading books that you can take and apply the message to your life rather than books that are abstract thinking (although those could be nice too sometimes). John C. Maxwell gives the reader excellent advice to change his or her life around immediately. The book extinguishes myths that talent ... Beyond Talend By: John C. Maxwell

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4 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/23 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Today I read Max Lucado’s “Max on Life”, this book was truly a phenomenal read. Max takes everyday questions from everyday people and answers them in a powerful and inspiring way. He deals with the aspects of hope for the believer and the sinner, conflicts and hurts that make us question and doubt, ... Max on Life By Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Couples Who Pray (Hardcover)

Couples Who Pray (Hardcover)

On 2/4 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: Today I finished reading `Couples Who Pray - the most intimate act between a man and a women’ by Squire Rushnell and Louise DuArt and I have to say I was impressed. The book can be summarized with the statement, couples who pray together stay together and the authors challenge couples to go ahead and ... Couples Who Pray: The Most Intimate Act Between a Man and a Woman by Squire Rushnell and Louise DuArt

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3 Stars

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The Liturgical Year

The Liturgical Year

On 1/10 Sviatoslav Bouz wrote: I hate it when you pick up a book expecting something interesting, insightful, and intriguing; thinking I learning about either something I never knew before (whether it falls in line with my beliefs or not) or expound my knowledge about a particular subject. Today I finished the book “The Liturgical ... The Liturgical Year by Joan Chittister

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1 Stars

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