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Tom attended high school at the small school in southern Illinois. He holds a B.A. cum laude in English literature with a minor in Biblical studies which as well as a B.S. summa cum laude in Eng… Read more


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Jesus Made in America: A Cultural History from the&hellip by Stephen J. Nichols
5.0 out of 5 stars Jesus Was a Jew, Nov. 19 2008
Within the past decade there have been several good books written and released that examine the place of Jesus in America, e.g. JESUS IN AMERICA by Richard Wightman Fox and AMERICAN JESUS by Stephen Prothero. Stephen Nichols' book, JESUS MADE IN AMERICA is somewhat similar to those books, but a bit more focused. Instead of the focused audience being the reading public at large or Christians in general, the book is aimed more squarely at evangelical Christians. That's not to say a Christian who isn't an evangelical can't take something away from the book. However, the thrust of the book is aimed at illustrating how evangelicals in particular have forgotten the Son of God they profess and… Read more
The Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer
The Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
In BOOK OF LIES, Cal Harper is a former government agent who was forced to leave his position and now works as an advocate for the homeless, living with them at a residency shelter and helping them out of tough situations. While on "patrol" Cal picks up a homeless man who turns out to be his father, a man he hasn't seen in years. His father, Lloyd, was sent to prison for the accidental manslaughter of his wife, Cal's mother. Their reunion is the catalyst that sends Cal and Lloyd on a journey that is connected to Jerry Siegel, the creator of Superman, and Cain, Adam's eldest son who killed his brother Abel.

I picked up BOOK OF LIES because of the connection to the creation of… Read more
Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventure Collection (&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Harrison Ford
48 of 64 people found the following review helpful
INDIANA JONES-THE COMPLETE ADVENTURE COLLECTION is a four DVD set collection of the four Indiana Jones films. For those who don't know, the four Indiana Jones movies are:

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (that's the original title; I resist Lucas revisionism as much as possible)

The first three films were released in the spring of 2008 as special edition discs. The only thing new here is the inclusion of INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL. Other than that movie and the extras that are included with it, there is nothing else… Read more