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God: A Human History by Reza Aslan

Better and possibly more explanatory than the three Abrahamic holy books.

The Story Of Gethsemane

I sat at the spot where Jesus Christ begged God to not kill him, and I wept.

Well, probably not at the spot. There’s a lot of archeological uncertainty about whether the places in Jerusalem that we connect to the events of Christ’s life are the actual locations, but over the past few centuries millions of pilgrims have made the journey to visit these spots whether they’re legit or not. 2 494 ord igjen


My Ignorance and Disrespect of Books Offends

The bookstore I operate currently features a table displaying books about Christianity. We do this every year at this time, because every year at this time, Easter. 651 ord igjen


Thoughts on 3 Books

I blush to admit it, but I’ve had so much fun blogging recently that I’ve neglected updating my Goodreads account.  Our local public schools were closed early today due to the threat of severe weather, so I got to take a half day off work, collect the kiddos, and spend some time getting caught up with my reviews.  901 ord igjen

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Review: Zealot. The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth - Reza Aslan

My version:
Genre: Non Fiction History, Biblical history, Jesus of Nazareth
The Westbourne Press
First published: 2014

Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the “Kingdom of God.” The revolutionary movement he launched was so threatening to the established order that he was captured, tortured, and executed as a state criminal. 904 ord igjen


Religious Ecclectica

My politician’s mind is not yet ready to comment on the gong show of “what the” that was the Ontario PC leader vote (may never, as it did seem like reality television run amuck without the fun of a RuPaul Drag Race challenge). 715 ord igjen


God by Reza Aslan

Genre: Religion / Non-fiction

Published on: 7th November 2017

Print length: 321 pages.

Rating: 3.5/5

About the Author: Dr. Reza Aslan, an internationally acclaimed writer and scholar of religions, is author most recently of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. 442 ord igjen

God By Reza Aslan