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Offline Prayerful

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2235 on: March 09, 2020, 02:12:38 PM »
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Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour, William C. Davis.

A balance and utterly detailed account of the Confederate President, which shows both his nobility of character but also extraordinary flaws. Obsessive to getting the last word in any argument, favouring friendship over ability among Generals, yet tried extraordinarily hard to lead states and politicians who disdained his ceaseless efforts at leadership, and, following his brother Joseph, applied the humane policies of Robert Owen to his own slaves, dismissing any foremen who flogged them, and making sure they could be educated.

Did Muhammed exist?, Robert Spencer

In spite of the title, this polemicist again Islam is more focused the Quran shows more than a trace of an Arian or anti-Trinitarian Syriac text. I find this intriguing.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2236 on: March 13, 2020, 10:09:55 AM »
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith, One of my favorites when I was 16. Let's see if it's aged well. ;)
"Make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found."
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2237 on: March 14, 2020, 08:12:21 PM »
I'm reading through the Narnia books for the first time, and am on Prince Caspian now.
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2238 on: March 16, 2020, 04:34:36 AM »
Prince Caspian was always my favorite. :)
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2239 on: March 16, 2020, 09:26:32 AM »
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith, One of my favorites when I was 16. Let's see if it's aged well. ;)

I love that book
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2240 on: March 17, 2020, 01:15:50 AM »
I am reading "it happened in old santa Barbara".  It contains short stories/events from the towns history.   

I am also reading treasure mountain by louis lamour. 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2241 on: March 31, 2020, 07:08:45 AM »
American Sniper by Chris Kyle.
"It's so lonely 'round the fields of Athenry"