Category Archives: Religion/Spirituality

Why We Believe in God(s), by J. Anderson Thomson, Jr, MD, with Clare Aukofer

(nb: I received a review copy from the publisher via Edelweiss) This book’s thesis can be summed up as follows: God and religion are all in our heads. Dr. Andy Thomson has been at the forefront of brain research, and … Continue reading

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The Adversary, by Mark I. Bubeck (2013)

Preparing for War Unlike Any Other War (nb: I received a review copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley) “The Adversary” would be a great name for a YA-Paranormal book. This book is most definitely NOT a YA-Paranormal … Continue reading

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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, by Reza Aslan (2013)

A History Unlike Any Other I can’t think of a book whose text I’ve highlighted more than Reza Aslan’s fascinating new biography, “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.” There are so many incredible points I’d never thought … Continue reading

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Playing With Purpose: Mariano Rivera: The Closer Who Got Saved, by Jesse Florea & Mike Yorkey (2013)

(nb: I received a review copy from the publisher via NetGalley) The last baseball book I read before this one was “The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood”, which recounted the misbehavior and redemption of Yankee … Continue reading

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Saint Francis of Assisi, by Demi (2012)

(nb: I received a review copy from the publisher via NetGalley) With the newly minted leader of the Catholic Church choosing to name himself after Saint Francis of Assisi, this book could be perfect if you have kids with questions. … Continue reading

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