What Book Have You Read Recently?

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  1. Lamson

    Lamson New Member

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    I've finished reading The New Story of Science: Mind and the Universe by Augros and Stanciu.

    I am currently reading The New Biology by the same authors

    The content of these books is The Divine Watchmaker Argument on steroids. I was wondering if anyone else had read them and if so, what did you think?
     
  2. GothicLitGeek

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    Just recently finished a book called Zealot: the Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. It was a fascinating book. I'd recommend it to anyone studying religions.
     
  3. DavidMcCann

    DavidMcCann Hellenist

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    I'm currently reading "Touching the gods : physical interaction with cult statues in the Roman world" by Polly Weddle. It's a PhD theiis: I check the British Library's list every so often for interesting (and free!) items.
     
  4. Devils' Advocate

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    Just finishing up Everything You Know is Wrong by Lloyd Pye. The guy is loony tunes in his theories. But he never the less brings up some fascinating objections to how we look at evolution in general, and human evolution in particular that gets me thinking out of the box. Which is why I read it from time to time.
     
  5. EdgyDolmen

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    "Nailed..." ©2010 by David Fitzgerald

    re: Questions existence of Jesus.
     
  6. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    Three Musketeers...

    and you got anything to add to our discussion from your reading edgy? (the other thread)
     
  7. GothicLitGeek

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    Just finished The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Wonderful book about two sisters in France during world war two, and all of the terrible things they had to survive through. It was quite an amazing read.
     
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  8. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    The Reluctant Messenger

    some twaddle there, like most all religious publications, but a lot of food for thought as well.
     
  9. Aussie Thoughts

    Aussie Thoughts Just my 2 cents

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    Just started reading that online. Haven't decided what to make of it yet, but seems rather interesting so far.
     
  10. BigJoeNobody

    BigJoeNobody Professional Argument Attractor

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    I don't get into the Media section much... too bad you didn't give us some insight on the thread about (apparently a Dr. though I've never seen him with a title) Dr. Reza Aslan.
     
  11. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro Staff Member

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    Gakkou no Sensei by Matsumoto Kazura

    I must admit that I've been reading a translation since my Japanese is rather weak. :(

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     
  12. StevePame

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    I just finished The Little Prince. I haven't read that book since I was a child. Still a good read.
     
  13. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro Staff Member

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    I'm rereading my autographed copy of Welcome To Night Vale that I got when it came out in October. It helps get my mind off of politics.

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     
  14. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    I've never read the book... Was playing the game with someone who had and her explanation of the game from the book made the game make so much more sense...
     
  15. Nicholas Weeks

    Nicholas Weeks Bodhicitta

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  16. StevePame

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    I had no idea there was a game based on the book. Looks interesting, now that I've checked it out online.
     
  17. Thomas

    Thomas Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The Buried Giant by Katzuo Ishiguro.

    First Ishiguro I've ever read, and one of those books that lingers in the mind. I think it might have toppled G.G. Marquez' Love in the Time of Cholera from it's No1. position in my opinion.
     
  18. EdgyDolmen

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    Make no mistake - I am not a Bill O'Reilly fan but I was fascinated by a book given me as a gift, Killing Reagan. Educational, surprising and scary. We had no clue how the assignation attempt affected Reagan and world history...
     
  19. wil

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    This thread needs cliff notes
     
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  20. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

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