Books

Find ideas on what to read next and read my essays on some notable works.

A Year with COTA

Leading up to GYC: Before Men and Angels, it seemed more than fitting to embark on a year-long project to read the Conflict of the Ages (COTA) series. Hence, back in January 2013, the time when all resolutions were made, I began reading Patriarchs and Prophets with...

2012: My Book List

Year in Review, part 2. I did not quite hit the 50-book target in 2012, but I'm happy with 45. This is the filtered list of books I read, separated into four tiers, the first one being super-duper-highly recommended. First tier Every Good Endeavor by Timothy Keller...

Book Review: Every Good Endeavor

Timothy Keller, Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work, Dutton Adult, 2012.   I daresay that Every Good Endeavor is my favorite book this year.  That’s #1 out of 40-something books I’ve read.  If you could hear my mind while reading, you would...

Book List: My Top 20

Book List: My Top 20

My favorite books, in no particular order. May change in the future. Education by Ellen White* The Places in Between by Rory Stewart* The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel* Man Is Not Alone by Abraham Joshua Heschel* God, Gödel, and Grace by Clifford Goldstein* The...

Beautifully Written

"In each of my friends there is something that only some other friend can fully bring out. By myself I am not large enough to call the whole man into activity; I want other lights than my own to show all his facets. Now that Charles is dead, I shall never again see...

In Obscurity

In the life of a tree, at one point it breaks through the soil and shows the first visible evidence of its existence. It would then move on to grow into a massive, gargantuan tree, soaring up into the sky, sturdy and unmovable. But even the oaks, sycamores, and the...

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