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PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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True and False Reform in the Church by Yves Congar
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

One of those books that always looked interesting, but I'd never gotten around to reading. It is quite interesting.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

One of those books that always looked interesting, but I'd never gotten around to reading. It is quite interesting.


It certainly is!

I just started in Kafka's last novel The Castle.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The Heterodox Hegel by Cyril O'Regan
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorus- That's one deer's read, I remember!

I'm reading "The Pursuit of God," by A.W. Tozer.
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This is a book I attempted a few years back, thought "That would be a good anti-idolatrant," but I shrank away from!
I have an idea for a funny "Anti-Recommendation" I'd like to write for it, but... I just can't do it.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Gnostic Return in Modernity by Cyril O'Regan
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Gnostic Apocalypse: Jacob Boehme's Haunted Narrative by Cyril O'Regan
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Currently reading a book on how to do Improv!
"Truth in Comedy: A Manual for Improvisation" by Charna Halpern and Del Close

I have been experimenting with using the ideas from the book in how I respond to the pretend-play games initiated by the 8-year-old-and-under crowd at the little church plant I go to.
Turns out that ever-popular games like "Put Ms. Linna in JAIL!" and "I throw fire on you!" are vastly improved by certain kinds of response outta me.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sound like a charming bunch of kids...

Laughing

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Theology and the Spaces of Apocalyptic (The Père Marquette Lecture in Theology 2009) by Cyril O'Regan
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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The Anatomy of Misremembering: Von Balthasar's Response to Philosophical Modernity Volume 1: Hegel by Cyril O'Regan
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Sound like a charming bunch of kids...

Laughing

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Just saw this awhile after you posted.
It's perfect. Laughing
Because of them, I better understand what comedians mean when they say "tough crowd tonight; tough crowd."


Back to books... I ordered an old book:
"Foundations for Reconstruction," by Elton Trueblood.
Published in 1946.

I also have out "Zen and the Art of Writing," by Bradbury.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

David Nobbs, The Complete Pratt.

Collection of 3 humorous novels...only just started, so no opinion yet other than a slow start...

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Maurice Blondel: A Philosophical Life by Oliva Blanchette
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry.

Probably not the best choice of reading material during the middle of a bad flu season, but it's very interesting.
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