Reviews by James Meiring

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Surprised by Oxford

Surprised by Oxford

On 3/17 James Meiring wrote: you turn the first page and thankfully, the beauty does not stop there. Chapters titled with John Donne and Byron and Lewis quotes add a cultural depth to the book that uncultural chaps like me find very appealing. Carolyn Weber then tells the story of how she fell in love. Fell in love with Oxford and ... Surprised By Oxford. Beautiful.

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5 Stars

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Real Marriage (Int'l)

Real Marriage (Int'l)

On 2/13 James Meiring wrote: I cannot remember a Christian book that has come out with so much hype about it pre release and then so many blog posts written about it afterwards and so much discussion for and against it. Driscoll certainly does divide opinion particularly in Britain. I think it is acknowledged that he does have things ... Real Marriage

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3 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 1/4 James Meiring wrote: This is a children's book from Thomas Nelson publishing that I was asked to review. I did not have to post a favourable review.This is a really lovely book that I read with my nephew. The art work is really nicely done and the pictures are big and bright with lots of detail within them that you can spend ... The Boy that Changed the World

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4 Stars

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How Should a Christian Live?

How Should a Christian Live?

On 12/31 James Meiring wrote: This is another offering from Thomas Nelson and I must say has been the best thing that I have reviewed from them recently. The publishing company is broad and there are varied things that can be purchased from them but any book whose objective is to present the Bible and the message of the gospel to ... Next Generation's How Should a Christian Live?

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4 Stars

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A Century Turns

A Century Turns

On 3/28 James Meiring wrote: The latest offering from Thomas Nelson is the book A Century Turns, Ne Hopes, New Fears by William J. Bennett. The book's aim is to chart the events of American political history from 1988 through to 2008. It starts with the election of George Bush Snr and finishes with Barak Obama. As the blurb states;As ... A Century Turns by William J. Bennet

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3 Stars

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 2/22 James Meiring wrote: Love and Respect: The Love she most desires, the respect he desperately needs. This was my third book from Thomas Nelson and I have to say the best one yet. The basic premise of the book is that in marriage the woman needs to know that she is loved and the man needs to know that he is respected. Problems ... Book Review: Love and Respect

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3 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 James Meiring wrote: This is my second book review for Thomas Nelson Publishers, and I have to say it is slightly better than the first! Fearless is Max Lucado’s latest offering in a long line of published works. The blurb on the back of the book states: Fear, it seems, has taken up a hundred-year lease on the building ... Am I the only one who is not that afraid?

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2 Stars

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Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

On 8/10 James Meiring wrote: The book I read was Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfectly Marriage written by Rick Burgess and Bill `Bubba' Bussey. They share many experiences from their combined 33 years of marriage with the intention of making the reader laugh, cry, think and ultimately encourage marriages everywhere. ... Rick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage

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1 Stars

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