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The Elements of Style | Reflections & Notes

November 5, 2018


William Strunk Jr., and E.B. White. The Elements of Style. Third Edition. Macmillan Publishing Co., 1979. REFLECTIONS I read this little book as a quick educational intensive as I embark on the journey of writing. Rather than mere rules, however, I was awaken to the critical necessity of good writing and the role that it has […]

Remember Everything You Read | Notes & Reflections

February 13, 2015


Stanley D. Frank. Remember Everything You Read: The Evelyn Wood 7 Day Speed Reading and Learning Program. American Learning Corporation, 1990. (212 pages) Reviews: Good Reads. 1. Mental Soaring: The Secret to Success Be sure that you’re now reading in a comfortable environment. As you read, pace yourself by moving a finger across the page, […]

A-dventure-Z’ | Notes & Review

February 6, 2012


Ada Yardeni. A-dventure-Z’: The Story of the Alphabet. Carta, 2003. (86 pages) The tracing of the consecutive phases in this formal evolution, from the common ancient signs to their forms in the different scripts, is possible thanks to the large number of ancient inscriptions and manuscripts discovered in the last two centuries, when archaeology became […]

Understanding Biblical Kingdoms & Empires | Notes & Review

July 4, 2011


Paul H. Wright. Understanding Biblical Kingdoms & Empires: An Introductory Atlas & Comparative View. Carta, 2010. (40 pages) On the Edge of Empire in a Land Between …the overall pattern in the historical record of the peoples of the ancient Near East and Mediterranean Basin portrays the Levant as a frontier of Empire: a bridge […]

100 Greatest Non-Fiction Books

June 19, 2011


The 100 greatest non-fiction books After keen debate at the Guardian’s books desk, this is our list of the very best factual writing, organised by category, and then by date. The greatest non-fiction books live here … the British Museum Reading Room. Art The Shock of the New by Robert Hughes (1980) Hughes charts the […]

Junia | Notes & Review

April 30, 2011


Eldon Jay Epp. Junia: The First Woman Apostle. Fortress, 2005. (138 pages) FOREWORD: To begin with, most scholars now agree that Romans, in common with other early Christian texts, was written in a specific context and to address a specific set of issues or concerns. (IX) To put the point sharply: there is no Greek […]

Logos 4 giveaway

September 9, 2010


Logos Bible Software is giving away thousands of dollars of prizes to celebrate the launch of Logos Bible Software 4 Mac on October 1. Prizes include an iMac, a MacBook Pro, an iPad, an iPod Touch, and more than 100 other prizes! They’re also having a special limited-time sale on their Mac and PC base […]