R. A. Davis

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Birthday: Aug. 16


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The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
As other reviewers have stated, C.S. Lewis takes a look at the four Greek words for love (storge, affection; philia, friendship; eros, romantic love; agape, charity). In addition, he defines some terms such as "Gift-Love", "Need-Love", "Appriciation-Love" and uses these in describing various attributes and potentialities of the Four Loves.
Lewis winds these terms and some other ideas throughout his writing and builds upon his ideas in his definitions of the various loves. I felt like I needed to totally comprehend each section before moving on, and while his ideas are not enormously complicated, they do require time and a hungry frame of mind to get the most out of the reading. It… Read more
The One Year Chronological Bible NLT by Tyndale Publishers
The One Year Chronological Bible NLT by Tyndale Publishers
I have been reading this Bible (The New Living Translation) for the last year, so I wanted to write a review while it was still fresh in my mind. This format / translation definitely its pros and cons, at least for me.
The format itself was good in the sense that it didn't leave you wondering when things were happening and in what order they happened. It mixed the records and genealogies of Chronicles and Kings in with other books such as Isaiah and Jeremiah so that it was fairly easy to follow or figure out who the kings and prophets were at any given time. This also had the advantage of mixing it up enough so that you don't spend a day's worth of reading totally on genealogy or… Read more