Tagged: Books

American History Book Rec’s from Olaskey

In World mag, Marvin Olaskey mentioned history books he would recommend.  However, the article is impossible to scan for the books, so here’s a nice list for ya. 1776 by David McCulough (Revolutionary War) Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose (19th Century America) Democracy in America...

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What I Want For Xmas – Books and Xbox 360

I have to say, my list of books on my amazon wishlist is too long.  And the Politically Incorrect Guide series is near the top.  Ahh, a little truth, a little sarcasm, and a lot of relief from liberal revisionist history.  Check out The Politically...

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A Great History Reading List

I love history and particularly reading biographies, history books and historical fiction. Marvin Olasky at World Magazine has done history buffs a great favor by assembling a list of his recommended history books. It’s definitely worth checking out.

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Review: SCP Journal

As part of our agreement with Mind & Media, I am reviewing the SCP Journal, in exchange for a year’s subscription.  Of course, I still intend to be honest, but we gotta have these disclosures :D. Overall Effectiveness compared to mission statement Enjoyable Value I...

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The Plausibility of Life

A new book from Yale University press, called The Plausibility of Life: Resolving Darwin’s Dilemma is trying to explain one of the main weaknesses of Darwinian theory: The real problem facing neo-Darwinism [is], namely, the mystery of the origin of novelty — how new structures...

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On Leaving Evolution

As a former biochemist (I’m in computers now), I totally identified with Geoff Down’s story of how he became a creationist (from the book In Six Days: Why 50 Scientists Choose to Believe in Creation).  Here’s my redux, with quotes from the article. 1. Evolution...

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New Book: Brokenness by Lon Solomon

Just recieved a new book to review from Stacy at Mind & Media.  Brokenness: How God Redeems Pain and Suffering looks excellent.  First impressions: Foreword by Tim Lahaye – well, Lahaye is currently known for his Left Behind books, so not sure if he’s the...

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