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Surprised by Oxford

Surprised by Oxford A Memoir

By Carolyn Weber
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.23 Stars

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On 5/1 Richard Mabry wrote: I'll admit it. I received this book in e-book form to review it...but things kept happening to put it off. Besides, it was a non-fiction book, and I was busy writing my own fiction. Finally, through a confluence of circumstances, or perhaps my conscience, I sat down to skim through it. Instead, I found ... Non-fiction that reads like a novel

Richard Mabry's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/18 Ruth Ann Dell wrote: I requested "Surprised by Oxford" as I wanted to know more about Oxford and its history before visiting it. The author, Carolyn Weber, is Canadian and I found it very interesting to see the town through her eyes. "Surprised by Oxford" is a treasure trove of interesting information studded with literary ... "Surprised by Oxford" by Carolyn Weber

Ruth Ann's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/16 southernfiber wrote: Surprised by Oxford on AmazonSurprised by Oxford WebsiteSummary from Thomas Nelson:  Surprised by Oxford is the memoir of a skeptical agnostic who comes to a dynamic personal faith in God during graduate studies in literature at Oxford University.Carolyn Weber arrives at Oxford a feminist from ... Review: Surprised By Oxford

southernfiber's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/15 Lisa wrote: Surprised by Oxford (by Carolyn Weber) has been on my read and review list for over a year. I attempted to make my way through this lengthy title several times over, and ultimately never managed to succeed in finishing the read. If I'm honest, this was a great disappointment to me. Since the book ... Disappointed

Lisa's Rating:

1 Stars

On 1/12 Eszter Gergely wrote: A girl-meets-God style memoir of an agnostic who, through her surprising opportunity to study at Oxford, comes to a dynamic personal faith in God. Carolyn Weber arrives for graduate study at Oxford University a feminist from a loving but broken family, suspicious of men and intellectually hostile ... Surprised by Oxford

Eszter's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/30 Luke Williams wrote: When I selected this book for review I was pretty excited and when I received it I read the first few pages and immediately put the book down for a long time. The first few pages scared me off. When I selected it to review I expected a book similar to a Donald Miller style book. I am not surge why because ... Surprised by this Read

Luke's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/28 bluerlyn wrote: Surprised by Oxford is a truly wonderful read. Mrs. Weber, then Ms. Drake during the time of her conversion to Christ, chronicled how her intellectual journey in Oxford, became all the more interesting when it lead her to question the deeper purpose of her existence. As most people with good intentions, ... SURPRISED BY OXFORD BY CAROLYN WEBER BOOK REVIEW

bluerlyn's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/26 Cindy Chan wrote: I requested to review this book a year ago when I started a new chapter of my life in Europe. It took me a year to read this book. By taking it slowly, the testimonial of Carolyn Weber made a deep impression within me. I am encouraged by her choice despite being 'different' as in being a Christian ... Surprised by Oxford - Carolyn Weber

Cindy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/14 Le Xuan wrote: "Surprised by Oxford" is a memoir written by Carolyn Webber. It is the journey of the author towards the acknowledgement and complete acceptance of God's Love and Grace into her heart. Inspiring, deep yet with a sense of humour, I love this book. Carolyn Webber, a literature scholar of Oxford set ... Surprised by Oxford

Le 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/11 Becky Bilby wrote: I am telling everyone I know that they MUST pick up this book - what a wonderful read Carolyn Weber has crafted.  Surprised by Oxford is Carolyn's memoir of her journey to Christ through Oxford.  I loved everything about this book - her writing is fabulous!  She weaves in many references ... Surprised by Oxford

Becky's Rating:

5 Stars