Author Archives: Paul Dubuc

The Message of Lamentations, by Christopher Wright

The Message of Lamentations by Christopher J.H. Wright My rating: 5 of 5 stars During this Lenten season my scripture reading guide took me through the books of Jeremiah and Lamentations. To get more out of my reading, I read … Continue reading

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First Fruits of Prayer

First Fruits of Prayer: A Forty Day Journey Through the Canon of St. Andrew by Frederica Mathewes-Green My rating: 4 of 5 stars Praying through the Canon of St. Andrew has been a blessed experience for me during Lent. This … Continue reading

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The Downward Ascent by Edna Hatlestad Hong

The Downward Ascent by Edna Hatlestad Hong My rating: 5 of 5 stars This little book is among the best Lenten reading that I have found. Edna Hong wrote this in response to overhearing a clergyman’s opinion that the season … Continue reading

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Loving Jesus, by Mark Allan Powell

Loving Jesus by Mark Allan Powell My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed this book very much. I couldn’t help comparing it to Richard Rohr’s Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life. Mark Allan Powell has … Continue reading

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The Skeptical Believer

The Skeptical Believer: Telling Stories to Your Inner Atheist by Daniel Taylor My rating: 5 of 5 stars My name is Paul … and I am a Skeptical Believer. I’ve been savoring this book. Its short chapters and conversational style … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Job

The Gospel According to Job by Mike Mason My rating: 5 of 5 stars Reading Mike Mason’s book, The Gospel According to Job, along with the biblical book of Job has been quite an experience for me. When the book … Continue reading

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Why I Am Voting for Gary Johnson for President

I have voted in every election since the 1980 presidential election. I’ve often been unhappy with the choices presented by the two major parties. This time both of those choices have fallen far below an acceptable level for me and … Continue reading

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Prima Scriptura

Prima Scriptura: An Introduction to New Testament Interpretation by N. Clayton Croy My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve read a few introductions to New Testament study and interpretation. I can’t imagine one being better than this one. Written as … Continue reading

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Speaking of God: Evangelism as Initial Spiritual Guidance, By Ben Campbell Johnson

Speaking Of God: Evangelism As Initial Spiritual Guidance by Ben Campbell Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was published in 1991 but has much to say to the Church today. It saddens me that a book like … Continue reading

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Trading A Car for A Bicycle

In the fall of 2009, I bought a bicycle that I could use instead of my car and started riding it to work. I live only a few miles from my work place and the bike route takes me through … Continue reading

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