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Review of Fool's Gold

Title: Fool’s Gold Author: John MacArthur Date Completed: 06/13/2005 Rereadability Rating: 3.5 Lifechangeability Rating: 4 Entertainment Rating: 4 I’d recommend this book to two groups of people: 1. Those who are in the church and think the church and the … Continue reading

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Review of A Generous Orhtodoxy

Title: A Generous Orhtodoxy Author: Brian McLaren Date Completed: 06/06/2005 Rereadability Rating: 2 Lifechangeability Rating: 1.5 Entertainment Rating: 2 I have so much to say, it’s going to be hard to condense it down, but so little time, I’ll have … Continue reading

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Review of The Mystery of Providence

Title: The Mystery of Providence Author: John Flavel Date Completed: 05/26/2005 Rereadability Rating: 5 Lifechangeability Rating: 4.5 Entertainment Rating: 3 First thing: I need to read this book probably once every couple of years. It’s one of those books you … Continue reading

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Review of Decision Making and the Will of God (25th anniversary Edition)

Title: Decision Making and the Will of God (25th anniversary Edition) Author: Garry Friesen Date Completed: 01/28/2005 Rereadability Rating: 5 Lifechangeability Rating: 4.5 Entertainment Rating: 4.5 Garry Friesen created some controversy back in 1980 when he released the first edition … Continue reading

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Review of East of Eden

Title: East of Eden Author: John Steinbeck Date Completed: 01/22/2005 Rereadability Rating: 4 Lifechangeability Rating: 3 Entertainment Rating: 4.5 I read this in the beginning of 2005 as my first book in the “Read a Classic a month” project with … Continue reading

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Review of Out of the Saltshaker & into the World

Title: Out of the Saltshaker & into the World Author: Rebecca Pippert Date Completed: 12/06/2004 Rereadability Rating: 4 Lifechangeability Rating: 4.5 Entertainment Rating: 4 I listened to this as an audiobook. I wish I hadn’t. I wish I had had … Continue reading

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Review of The Bible Jesus Read

Title: The Bible Jesus Read Author: Philip Yancey Date Completed: 11/28/2004 Rereadability Rating: 2.5 Lifechangeability Rating: 3 Entertainment Rating: 4 I listened to this while driving over Thanksgiving vacation. I have mixed opinions on Philip Yancey’s books, but I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Review of If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat

Title: If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat Author: John Ortberg Date Completed: 11/24/2004 Rereadability Rating: 3 Lifechangeability Rating: 3 Entertainment Rating: 3.5 I listened to the audiobook of this on the … Continue reading

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Review of Marriage Under Fire

Title: Marriage Under Fire Author: James Dobson Date Completed: 11/17/2004 Rereadability Rating: 4.5 Lifechangeability Rating: 4 Entertainment Rating: 4 This is a really quick read that condenses and expounds on a lot of the literature about gay marriage available on … Continue reading

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Review of It's My America Too : A Leading Young Conservative Shares His Views on Politics and Other Matters of Importance

Title: It’s My America Too : A Leading Young Conservative Shares His Views on Politics and Other Matters of Importance Author: Ben Ferguson Date Completed: 10/15/2004 Rereadability Rating: 3 Lifechangeability Rating: 3 Entertainment Rating: 4.5 This was a fun read. … Continue reading

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