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The Gospel According to Jesus

The Gospel According to Jesus

On 8/10 Al wrote: The time for people to start revolutions for real reasons is long overdue. I am not talking about Riots... what you see on the telly in London at the moment (and recently in Vancouver) is nothing about fighting for a cause or a reason... it is opportunism and cowardice played out for all to see. The ... Chris Seay's The Gospel According to Jesus - A short review

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4 Stars

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Permission to Speak Freely

Permission to Speak Freely

On 9/7 Al wrote: I have to be very grateful for one thing right now… that it wasn’t 10pm at night when I started reading this book… If it had of been, I would more than likely have stayed up until I was very tired indeed and then most of my day would involve feeding an already life-dominating caffeine dependency. ... Permission to Speak Freely

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5 Stars

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Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer

On 8/11 Al wrote: In terms of totally blowing my mind and stereotypes – Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas has been absolutely a God-send! Dietrich Bonhoeffer is one of those names that is thrown around, and quoted until the cows come home… so much so that I will often back away slightly when names like Bonhoeffer and Chesterton start being ... Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas

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5 Stars

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The Gospel According to Lost

The Gospel According to Lost

On 3/16 Al wrote: I have to admit – a big part of wanting to review this book was to check out the stunning artwork of the uber-talented Scott Erickson whom I met last year at NYWC in Los Angeles. I ALSO have to confess that I am in no way a fan of the Lost TV series. ... The Gospel According to Lost – Chris Seay

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4 Stars

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The Search for God and Guinness

The Search for God and Guinness

On 12/13 Al wrote: The Search for God and Guinness leads us on a journey that is not so much about BEER, as about how over history, some amazing people have sought to bring the hope of the Gospel in some very creative ways. As we consider how we interact with the crazy culture that we are surrounded by, ... REVIEW: The Search for God and Guinness

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5 Stars

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The Expanded Bible

The Expanded Bible

On 9/22 Al wrote: The Expanded Bible is something that I was a little hesitant to check out – but thought It might be worth a look… I wasn’t sure how it would work, or how user-friendly it would prove to be… Since spending a few hours checking out how it might enhance the work I am doing with the ... The Expanded Bible

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4 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 8/12 Al wrote: If I am truly honest with you, I like to read books that make me squirm... books that when you pick them up, you can't just put them down again without it tugging away at your insides. I had hoped beyond ALL hope that "The Hole in our Gospel" would be such a book as this, and THANKFULLY, it delivered ... Are you living a Holey life? You don't have to!

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5 Stars

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