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Books I Have Read: The Northumbrians

A cracking book about my favourite part of the world, but a lot more than this…

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August and September Reading

Catching up on two months worth of reading; I’m sure that I’ve left some out.

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March 2018 Reading

Some good history, some real history, a bit of alternative history and a few novels; this month’s reading.

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Reading: January 2018

Some brief remarks on the books I have read this month.

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Podcasts I Follow

Some podcasts you might find interesting, informative or amusing while you are out running or stuck in traffic on the morning commute.

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Books I have Read: An Enquiry

Our Lord Jesus Christ, a little before his departure, commissioned his apostles to Go, and teach all nations; or, as another evangelist expresses it, Go into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. This commission was as extensive as possible, and laid them under obligation to disperse themselves into every country of the habitable globe, and preach to all the inhabitants, without exception, or limitation.

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The Lost History of Christianity

Philip Jenkins new book The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia is the sort of historical tour de force that we have come to expect from him. The sub-title tells you what the book is about and I don’t really need to explain […]