Tag Archive: Christianity

Paradise Now, by Chris Jennings @ NYJB

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“Paradise Now” by Chris Jennings is “a book not only fascinating but necessary for these trying times.”

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Myth-Making and Religious Extremism and Their Roots in Crises By Arthur G. Neal and Helen Youngelson-Neal

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Another book that falls into the category of Fascinating Premise, Bungled Execution.

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Scriptorium: Poems, by Melissa Range @ NYJB

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“Scriptorium” is a rare and beautiful collection of poetry.

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CCLaP Fridays: The Orthodox Dilemma, by George Alexander

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This week I review “The Orthodox Dilemma,” by George Alexander, a personal exploration of the administrative, political, and dogmatic challenges facing the Orthodox Christian community.

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Zagreb Noir, by Ivan Srsen @ NYJB

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“Zagreb Noir,” edited by Ivan Sršen, is yet another international addition to the long-running Akashic Noir series.

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American Odd: Conspiranoia!: the Mother of All Conspiracy Theories, by Devon Jackson

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This week I continue my American Odd essay series with a look at Conspiranoia!: the Mother of All Conspiracy Theories, by Devon Jackson. It’s the essay the UFO nazi Bilderbergers don’t want you to read … or do they?

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CCLaP Fridays: Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial, by Kenji Yoshino

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This week I review “Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial,” by Kenji Yoshino, about the court case that eventually repealed Prop 8.

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Stormtrooper Families, by Andrew Wackerfuss @ NYJB

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“Stormtrooper Families” offers a much-needed historical reckoning against commonly held falsehoods, bringing lucid scholarship to a neglected area in the history of the Nazi regime.

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American Odd: History of Joseph Smith by His Mother, by Lucy Mack Smith

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In this installment of American Odd, I review a biography of the Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith, as told by his mother, Lucy Mack Smith.

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Gethsemane: An Epic Poem About Us, by R. Douglas Jacobs

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A review of an epic poem on religious themes … and it isn’t what you think.

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