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Galileo Christian Encounters Series

By Mitch Stokes
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.91 Stars

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On 5/1 SBGTF wrote: Awhile back I read a fascinating book on the life of Galileo Galilei by Thomas Nelson. Galilei, more commonly known by his first name 'Galileo', is as you will recall from grade school, the 'Father of Modern Science'. One of the most important theories that Galileo supported is called Heliocentrism, ... Galileo

SBGTF's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/24 Missy Rose wrote: I’ve always been fascinated by Galileo. In childhood I spent long summer days trying to invent things like Galileo and Newton and Marie Curie. (I’ve told you before that I’m odd, but I’m sure that admission will confirm it.) In college I discovered The Indigo Girls, and their song “Galileo” ... Review: Galileo by Mitch Stokes

Missy Rose's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/12 Michelle Kelly wrote: This book is one in the Christian Encounters series. From the front cover flap: We learn about life through the lives of others. Their experiences, their trials, their adventures become our schools, our chapels, our playground. Christian Encounters, a series of biographies from Thomas Nelson Publishers, ... Galileo

Michelle's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/26 Nico Zarate wrote: The world is changing.Aslan is on the move.Our world is being redeemed. Christ's bride is being prepared for the wedding feast of the lamb, he has been preparing us from before time. History displays his majesty and wisdom. Galileo was part of this plan. We are part of this plan. Christianity is a religion ... Mitch Stokes, Galileo

Nico's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/6 G. A. Dietrich wrote: The Christian Encounter series seeks to expose great christian thinkers and public thinkers. This volume is on one of the greatest scientist of all time, Galileo. The book was fairly short (224 pages) and was very readable. The great thing about a book like this is that it exposes a person that otherwise ... Book Review | “Galileo” by Mitch Stokes

G. A. Dietrich's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/5 wrightjeff wrote: This work functions as a readable introduction to an important figure in history which informs without overwhelming. This issue alone justifies the publication of the title and the time it takes to read the work. The author does a good job of introducing the important ideas and personalities that shaped the intellectual world Galileo existed ... Review: Galileo by Mitch Stokes

wrightjeff's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/20 Mary McLure wrote: Christian Encounters: Galileo by Mitch Stokes An interesting biography of Galileo's life and the things that affected his views. Starting with his discovery of mathematics and the fact that it fascinated him enough to drop out of Medical school, to the successes he achieved later in life. We learn ... Review: Christian Encounters Galileo

Mary's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/13 enough a cynic to believe wrote: This must be my third or fourth book I've reviewed from the Christian Encounters series.  It really is one of my favourite series I've received from Thomas Nelson, and I hope the publishers continue to provide us with some more excellent biographies.I think biographies generally get a bad rap for ... Galileo

enough a cynic to believe's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/3 ME wrote: Galileo, is one of the Christian Encounters series produced by Thomas Nelson. It tells the life of the mathematician and inventor Galileo Galilei. The author seeks through a summary telling of Galileo’s life to make the case that Galileo was a devout Christian who “never once balked at the authority ... Galileo by, Mitch Stokes

ME's Rating:

2 Stars

On 7/26 Bonnie Buckingham wrote: Mitch Stokes always starts his books well. He startswith a story. For Galileo, it is that he is known byhis first name. Italians gave one honor this way.Galileo's last name is just like his first: Galilei.Did you know he was a doctor?Did you know monks taught him?He lived in a historic time of invention, ... Galileo by Mitch Stokes

Bonnie 's Rating:

4 Stars