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Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones

Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones

The world of Game of Thrones is a bleak, cold, dark arena. Most likeable characters are killed off too quickly and the ones that have cruelty in their veins seem to keep death at arm’s length. As a fan of this series, I do wonder […]

5 Reasons to Read: Answering Jihad

5 Reasons to Read: Answering Jihad

Written by Nabeel Quereshi (author of “Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus), this book comes at a time when a lot of people are asking questions about Islam. Nabeel writes this book from the perspective of growing up as a Muslim but now a follower of Jesus. […]

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

I recently got a review copy (from Netgalley) of The Myth of the Non-Christian by Luke Cawley. Here is a short blurb from Goodreads: “There’s no such thing as a non-Christian. Somebody might self-identify as spiritual but not religious. Or they might be a practicing […]

Collection of Webs | 2

Collection of Webs | 2

My time has been somewhat limited due to the birth of our lovely son, hence the lack of blogging. But I have been doing lots of reading and watching various things, which I would like to share with you! Watching & Listening: Serial have started […]

5 Reasons to Read: A Wilderness of Mirrors

5 Reasons to Read: A Wilderness of Mirrors

Recently I was given a review copy of Mark Meynell’s new book: A wilderness of mirrors. Overall I found this book a rich and insightful read. Here are 5 reasons why: 1. A deep look at culture – Mark Meynell invites us to take a […]

Identity: How do I choose?

Identity: How do I choose?

  I am currently reading Mark Meynell’s “A Wilderness of Mirrors” book, which so far has been a fantastic read and I hope to write a review once I have finished the book. In his book, Mark explores how society can trust once again when its […]

5 Reasons to Read ‘Planet Narnia’

5 Reasons to Read ‘Planet Narnia’

I have just recently finished reading Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis by Michael Ward that came out quite a few years ago. I first heard of this book through the BBC documentary on the Narnia Code and then […]

The Skeletons in God’s Closet | Book Review

The Skeletons in God’s Closet | Book Review

I have just recently finished the book called “The Skeletons in God’s Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgement, the hope of holy war” by Joshua Ryan Butler. A title that smacks you in the face and makes you ask “really?” Butler holds back no […]

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness

This short book by Tim Keller is one of the most challenging books I have ever read. You can read it in one sitting but you will probably want to re-read it because it makes your heart ache and your head hurt! Keller asks this […]

Unapologetic: Francis Spufford

Unapologetic: Francis Spufford

I finally got my hands on this book at a discount price. It has had mix reviews and I must admit as I read the book, I had mix feelings about it. On the one hand, his honesty and plain speaking was really refreshing, it […]