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Review: Jonathan Edwards by Simonetta Carr

When many ideas about God, life, and the world were being questioned seriously for the first time in centuries, Jonathan Edwards grappled with them, both in his life and his teaching. His answers to these questions greatly influenced the age he lived in and have also left a mark on the way we think today.  In […]

Movie Review: The Vatican Museums 3D

Over the years the Vatican has become home to much of the world’s greatest art. Popes from 1506 to the present collected mankind’s expressions of creativity, hired painters and sculptors, and tried to chronicle man’s search for meaning. From Julius II’s purchase of Laoccoon and his Sons (1506) to Paul VI’s Collection of Modern Religious Art (begun […]

Review: The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico

Rejected by society because of his hunchback and crippled arm, artist and bird lover Philip Rhayader buys an abandoned lighthouse and a large portion of the desolate marshes of Essex surrounding it.  Here he cares for birds, paints, and sails, all through the 1930’s.  One day a little girl, Fritha, braves her fear of this […]

Review: The 40 Most Influential Christians by Daryl Aaron

For over 20 centuries, Christian thinkers have been struggling to understand the meaning of the Bible and its relationship to life.  Yes, the message of the Bible is simple.  As Karl Barth, one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth century summed up, the Christian faith is simply this:  “Jesus loves me, this I […]

Review: Safe as Houses by Eric Walters

I often wonder, when I get a new library book by an author I do not know well, which of my kids can read it.  Miss 13 read this one—a quick skim showed me it was fine for her—but when I asked her if it was alright for her little sister, she was not sure. […]

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