Books

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Boys to men

Ask your teenaged son how he is doing and you are likely to get a terse reply. “All right.” “Fine.” Or maybe, “I’m chillin’.” Though most young males are teeming jungles of thoughts and emotions, they seldom talk about their inner lives.

How the Bible Became a Book: The Textualization of Ancient Israel

It is easy for us to underestimate the aura that surrounded a written text in the ancient world. As you read this review, you are performing something that once seemed like magic: converting signs on a printed page into human speech.
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Faith-based politics

Conventional wisdom holds that a select group of World War I poets and writers, Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen among them, forever changed the way we see war.

No Regrets: A Ten-Step Program for Living in the Present and Leaving the Past Behind

Though I’m not a big fan of self-help books, I’m glad that I took the time to read Hamilton Beazley’s book.