Monthly Archives: August 2018

Review of A Higher Call

  In Adam Makos’s A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II, the author relays the tale of two pilots destined to meet from opposite sides of the war. … Continue reading

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Review of A Test of Wills

  In Charles Todd’s A Test of Wills, Inspector Ian Rutledge, still haunted by memories of World War 1, returns to Scotland Yard to solve the murder of a fellow military man. The more Rutledge investigates, the more questions he … Continue reading

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The Language of Animals

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13 Thoughts on Reading the Bible Uri Brito

We need to see our entrance into the Bible’s words as something of a heavenly excursion. The Bible is a window into the New Jerusalem; the place where faith turns into sight. Indeed it’s the wardrobe into a new world. … Continue reading

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Review of The Mountain Between Us

  In Charles Martin’s The Mountain Between Us, two strangers are thrown together when their commercial flight is cancelled because of blizzard conditions. Desperate to get home, they charter a flight on a private plane. Halfway to their destination, the … Continue reading

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Review of Like A River from Its Course

  In Kelli Stuart’s Like A River from Its Course, the author tells the story of four family members who experience the horrors and heartbreak of World War II in the Ukrainian city of Kiev. While the hostilities rage on, … Continue reading

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Review of Japantown

  In Barry Lancet’s debut thriller Japantown, Jim Brodie, antiques dealer/security agent, is called in on a homicide case by the San Francisco Police Department when five members of one family are gunned down. But investigating these murders take Brodie … Continue reading

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John Brennan’s Security Clearance By Victor Davis Hanson

Scarier than former CIA chief John Brennan losing his security clearance is the idea that he ever had one in the first place. Perhaps to avoid the appearance of partisanship in pulling the security clearances of former intelligence chiefs, the … Continue reading

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Why I Love to Read Non-Christian Books Tim Challies

My practice of reading goes through phases. There are times where I just cannot get enough of the newest Christian books, and there are times where reading yet another Christian book seems almost intolerable. In some seasons I love to … Continue reading

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Old English and A New Cuss Word–On Word Choice Jonathan Rogers

Think of every barnyard animal you know. Cow. Pig. Chicken. Sheep. Horse. Duck. Goose. Every one of those words derives from Old English (also known as Anglo-Saxon). if you were to kick around the farm with the poet who wrote Beowulf, … Continue reading

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