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Pershing

Pershing

On 5/26 John Brand wrote: To misquote Scripture, Churchill I know and Eisenhower I recognise, but who is General John J Pershing? According to his biographer, Pershings' accomplishments rank him up there alongside great national and military leaders whose influence on our history is almost incalculable. I am not especially ... Pershing

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2 Stars

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Called to Controversy

Called to Controversy

On 4/28 John Brand wrote: I have known the names of Moishe Rosen and Jews for Jesus for many years but have to admit that I knew next to nothing about the man or his ministry, so was glad to get a complimentary copy of this biography, written by his daughter Ruth, for review. Biographies written by a close relative do not always ... Called to Controversy

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4 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 12/26 John Brand wrote: It’s a while since I read anything by Larry Crabb, and then it was more in the realm of his renowned writings on counselling. So I didn’t quite know what to expect when I received a copy of this little devotional book for review. God’s Love Letters to You is described as “A 40 Day Devotional ... God's Love Letters to You

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2 Stars

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 12/9 John Brand wrote: “I never thought I would live to be this old. All my life I was taught how to die as a Christian, but no one ever taught me how I ought to live in the years before I die. I wish they had because I am an old man now, and believe me, it’s not easy.” So begins what is, to my knowledge, a unique ... Nearing Home

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5 Stars

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Has God Spoken? (Int'l)

Has God Spoken? (Int'l)

On 11/12 John Brand wrote: I have to admit I had not heard of Hank Hanegraaff before I was sent this review copy but I took an almost instant like to the man. Subtitled, Proof of the Bible’s Divine Inspiration, this is a thoroughly comprehensive and masterful presentation of the evidence for the authority and accuracy of the ... Has God Spoken?

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4 Stars

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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

On 8/20 John Brand wrote: Given a number of books to choose from for the purposes of review, I chose the biography of a man I confess I knew absolutely nothing of. John Perry tells the story of a quite remarkable character who overcame the most amazing difficulties and prejudices and attributed it all to his faith in the Creator ... George Washington Carver

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3 Stars

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Why God Won't Go Away

Why God Won't Go Away

On 7/31 John Brand wrote: What I like about Alister McGrath is that while he has a brain the size of the proverbial planet he still speaks English and has an ability to communicate and explain the most complex ideas in language that is understood by those of us with smaller brains. Mere mortals like me would feel completely ... Why God Won't Go Away

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4 Stars

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