A cracking book about my favourite part of the world, but a lot more than this…
Catching up on two months worth of reading; I’m sure that I’ve left some out.
Some good history, some real history, a bit of alternative history and a few novels; this month’s reading.
Some brief remarks on the books I have read this month.
Some podcasts you might find interesting, informative or amusing while you are out running or stuck in traffic on the morning commute.
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.
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 […]