BOOK REVIEW – “BOOKED: LITERATURE IN THE SOUL OF ME” by Karen Swallow Prior

I just completed a book entitled, “BOOKED: Literature in the Soul of Me,” written by Karen Swallow Prior.  When I write that I just got done with reading it, I do mean that literally because I finished it about two minutes before 2015 went from future to present.  I had been intending to wrap thisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW – “BOOKED: LITERATURE IN THE SOUL OF ME” by Karen Swallow Prior”

BOOK REVIEW – NOT GOD’S TYPE: AN ATHEIST ACADEMIC LAYS DOWN HER ARMS by Holly Ordway

From start to finish of Not God’s Type, Holly Ordway gives an honest account of her exploration into Christian theism (specifically Catholicism) from atheism, all the while reflecting on different writings that influenced her thinking and change of heart.  She writes in a way that is very “simple” (I use this word loosely), not toContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW – NOT GOD’S TYPE: AN ATHEIST ACADEMIC LAYS DOWN HER ARMS by Holly Ordway”

BOOK REVIEW – “Aborting Aristotle: Examining Fatal Fallacies in the Abortion Debate”

[This is a book review on ABORTING ARISTOTLE written by Dave Sterrett (of Disruptive Truth).] This book is very helpful in understanding the prolife position of the abortion debate.  What makes it worth reading is that it doesn’t just pile on some religious rhetoric for why babies should be valued, but Sterrett does an excellentContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW – “Aborting Aristotle: Examining Fatal Fallacies in the Abortion Debate””

Episode 02 – Gary Johnson, Aleppo, Book Review, Chicago homicides, and Honoring Parents

Next on Thinking It Through with Jerome Danner, I try to think through the issue with Gov. Gary Johnson not knowing the name Aleppo (in Syria), the horrible homicide rate in Chicago, and understanding what it is to honor our parents.  Also, I give something of a book review of The Faith of Christopher Hitchens,Continue reading “Episode 02 – Gary Johnson, Aleppo, Book Review, Chicago homicides, and Honoring Parents”