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reviewed: Interesting Lectures
Ehrman is a prolific author and lecturer as well as one of my favorites. I've read four of his books and listened to at least...
The Greatest Controversies of Early Christian History (Great Courses) (Teaching Company) (Course Number 6410 Audio CD) - Professor Bart D. Ehrman
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This books restates the author’s nonviolent atonement motif that was proposed in his previous book, The Nonviolent Atonement,...
The Nonviolent God - J. Denny Weaver
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reviewed: Beginning of WWI Explained
This book describes the complex mosaic of history, politics, personalities, relationships, institutions, and ideas that devel...
The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 - Margaret MacMillan
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reviewed: Theory of Atonement that Anabaptists Can Feel Good About
Atonement is a word that theologians use to describe how humans can be "at one with" God. For the Christian religion it inclu...
The Nonviolent Atonement - J. Denny Weaver
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reviewed: Fun Novel
This was a thoroughly enjoyable comedy/satire/mystery depiction of life inside a mixed up family of the nouveau techno riche....
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel - Maria Semple
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reviewed: Einstein, Heisenberg and Bohr
This book is a history of the development of the uncertainty principle (a.k.a. Heisenberg principle). It explains the interac...
Uncertainty: Einstein, Heisenberg, Bohr, and the Struggle for the Soul of Science - David Lindley
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reviewed: Selling Doubt
I used to believe that selling one's soul to the devil was something that only happened in fictional stories. This book makes...
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming 1st (first) Edition by Oreskes, Naomi, Conway, Erik M. (2010) - Naomi,  Conway,  Erik M. Oreskes
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