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Splendor of God

SPLENDOR OF GOD  by Honore Willsie Morrow Far from being a new book, “Splendor of God” was first published in 1929, and can no longer be purchased in any book store. However, you will no doubt have very little trouble finding it in any sizable library, and if you haven’t read it I would strongly […]

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Wind of Spring

WIND OF SPRING  by Elizabeth Yates “Wind of Spring” is a quiet simply told story of Susie Minton. The style in which it is written does not at all conform to the modern trend, and this I found rather refreshing. There is nothing to grip the imagination, yet the reader’s attention is held throughout the […]

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The Immortal Wife

The Immortal Wife: by Irving Stone.   “For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth and the flower thereof falleth away.”–I Peter 1:24              This passage alone will sufficiently serve to refute what the name of the book means to imply, and in […]

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The Apostle

The Apostle by Sholem Asch This book, a sequel to the Nazarine, follows very carefully the framework of the book of Acts, with the apostle Paul as the central figure. Thus we see him first as he sits at the feet of Gamaliel, endeavoring to attain legal blamelessness, the ideal of Pharisaic virtue. This zeal […]

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Do You Read?

Not many of us are afflicted these days with “the terrible burden of having nothing to do.” On the contrary, our life is such a continual hustle and bustle that the general complaint of most everyone seems to be that time is pressing too hard; the burden of “must” leaves little opportunity for things we […]

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Contrary Winds

The disciples of John had come to Jesus with the tidings that Herod the tetrarch had beheaded the Baptist.  Jesus, feeling the need of solitude, had departed by ship into a desert place apart.  The people, however, hearing of it and being thoroughly absorbed with their own needs and desires, followed Him afoot. It was […]

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