Category: Book Review

Father Augustus Tolton died in 1897 in Chicago

Father Augustus Tolton: The Slave Who Became the First African-American Priest

A former US slave who became the first African-American to become a Catholic priest, is now one step closer toward sainthood. Chronology of Events Pope Francis made Father Augustus Tolton “Venerable” within the church, alongside seven others, in a Vatican announcement on Wednesday. Born on a plantation, he escaped slavery with his family in childhood. However, racial discrimination in the […]

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Reading of Voltaire's L'Orphelin de la Chine (a tragedy about Ghengis Khan and his sons, published in 1755), in the salon of Madame Geoffrin (Malmaison, 1812)

Rethinking the Enlightenment: Faith in the Age of Reason

We are victims of our century, wrote one of the Carmelites of Compiègne before going to the guillotine in 1794, “and we must sacrifice ourselves that it be reconciled to God.” Attacks on Catholic churches, anti-Christian elites, and suffocating political correctness—the eighteenth century witnessed cultural conflict every bit as intense as our own today. Yet Christians managed to thrive back […]

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An Anthology of Intriguing Animals

An Anthology of Intriguing Animals

This animal encyclopedia with a twist showcases more than 100 animals in close-up detail. Arranged from biggest to smallest, the wildlife of the world is revealed with stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations. The storybook descriptions will delight children and let them discover amazing animal facts, such as why the slow-motion sloth is so sluggish and how the plodding pangolin protects […]

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The Blessing of Humility: “A life of Humility is not an Option for a Believer to Choose or Reject. It is a Command of God”

The Blessing of Humility: “A life of Humility is not an Option for a Believer to Choose or Reject. It is a Command of God”

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God” (Matt. 5:9). We all admire humility when we see it. But how do we practice it? How does humility―the foundational virtue of the normal Christian life―become a normal part of our everyday lives? Book details Author: Jerry Bridges Item Weight: 4.8 ounces Paperback: 144 pages ISBN-10: 1631466232 ISBN-13: […]

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Ebenezer Scrooge dies suddenly just days before Christmas. Tiny Tim, now a young man who lost his sweetheart love, Becky, battles anger and lost faith with the new loss of his best friend. Scrooge’s ghost returns to to teach Tim a much needed lesson about faith...and the real meaning of Christmas!

Tiny Tim and The Ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge: The sequel to A Christmas Carol

I love reading the classics, and there is no exception to that around the holiday season. The Christmas Carol is read at least once every Christmas. Author: Norman Whaler is from Grosse Pointe, MI, USA. He writes children’s books with positive messages and is a member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), IAN, and IBPA. Get A […]

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The Best Law Capital Can Buy

The Best Law Capital Can Buy

In this revealing book, Katharina Pistor argues that the law selectively “codes” certain assets, endowing them with the capacity to protect and produce private wealth. With the right legal coding, any object, claim, or idea can be turned into capital―and lawyers are the keepers of the code. Pistor describes how they pick and choose among different legal systems and legal […]

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Reprogramming the World Cyberspace and the Geography of Global Order

Reprogramming the World Cyberspace and the Geography of Global Order

Book details The author: P.J. Bloun Paperback: 216 pages Publisher: E-International Relations (November 12, 2019) Language: English ISBN-10: 1910814520 ISBN-13: 978-1910814529 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View and purchase on Amazon US) We live in a world of “fake news”, data breaches, election hacking, and cyberwarfare in which 280 characters can change everything. […]

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Undressed: Taking Everything Off and Putting on What Matters Most

Undressed: Taking Everything Off and Putting on What Matters Most

Product details Author: Mark Cornelison Print Length: 166 pages Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1935909924 Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited Publisher: Lucid Books (January 16, 2014) Publication Date: January 16, 2014 Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B00I53ZA40 Reviewed by: Tickmenot in Kansas City This is the story of Mark Cornelison, a youth minister for 17 years, who was a […]

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Faithful And Courageous- Christians In Unsettling Times by Mark S. Hanson

Faithful And Courageous: Christians In Unsettling Times

Book details Author: Mark S. Hanson Paperback: 96 pages Publisher: AUGSBURG FORTRE (January 8, 2005) Language: English ASIN: B002SG7WVE Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.2 x 10.5 inches Shipping Weight: 10.2 ounces In this book, Bishop Hanson speaks to all readers to live out a courageous faith at this difficult time. Bishop Hanson encourages readers either as an individual or in […]

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Literature Outreach in Nigeria: A History of SIM Literature Work 1901-1980

Literature Outreach in Nigeria: A History of SIM Literature Work 1901-1980

Product details Paperback Publisher: Jim Mason (2009) ISBN-10: 1903689619 ISBN-13: 978-1903689615 Shipping Weight: 1 pounds From its beginning, SIM has been known as the mission where literature holds a prime place. This evidenced itself first when missionaries learned the language of the area; they were soon translating portions of the Scripture, then teaching the people to read, so they could […]

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