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Second Mountain: a book review

Author David Brooks’ new book, The Second Mountain, can best be summarized by a 1960’s song and film, “What’s It All About Alfie”? The book is about a middle aged man who is thinking about what’s beyond the first mountain: … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Beyond Original Sin

Irish writer Diarmuid O”Murchu has kept up his a book-a-year publication pace with yet another new book, Beyond Original Sin: Recovering Humanity’s Creative Urge, in which he returns to his fundamental thesis that the patriarchy under which we have lived … Continue reading

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INCARNATION: A BOOK REVIEW

Incarnation: a book review In his latest book, Incarnation, Irish author, Diarmuid  O’Murchu, writes for mature adults, what he calls wise elders, people over sixty who seek adult faith formation. He believes this group especially is looking for the message … Continue reading

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Wetland Wild Flowers

 

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The Death and Life of The Great Lakes, a book review

Having lived on the shore of Lake Erie for 20 years, the new book by Dan Egan caught my interest. I was there when the Cuyahoga River caught fire and when the death of Lake Erie was pronounced. I vividly … Continue reading

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The Benedict Option: a book review

  In his new book, The Benedict Option, author Rod Dreher suggests that Christian churches are heading into a New Dark age in which the power and prestige of the church will be diminished and members will suffer a loss of … Continue reading

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A BOOK REVIEW

  The Road to Character by David Brooks though published in 2015 seems extremely relevant to 2017 as we enter a new political era. In this book, New York Times columnist Brooks describes the live of a dozen or so … Continue reading

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Bobby: a book review

Amidst the anguish of having to choose between two seventy year old presidential candidates neither of whom is attractive to many voters, the publication of a new biography of Bobby Kennedy by Larry Tye recalls a time when hope was … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: On Being a Postcolonial Christian

  Author Diarmid O’Murchu, keeping up his one-book-a-year pace with the publication of On Being a Postcolonial Christian, continues to challenge adult Christians to practice spirituality and live faith with the same critique now being applied to all values they … Continue reading

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PASSING PIGEONS: A Book Review

If you once heard of a species of bird that became extinct before the turn of the 20th century but never paid attention before, read Joel Greenberg’s new book, A Feathered River Across The Sky: the Passenger Pigeon’s Flight To … Continue reading

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