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Orville Boyd Jenkins
As of 19 November 2017

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My reading goal for 2017 is 80 books.  Much of my time is spent in genealogy research.  When I post a review on Amazon or GoodReads, or on this site, I will link to it in this list.

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Albert, Eduardo.  Edwin:  High King of Britain.  London:  Lion Fiction, 2014.  351p.  Bought 4 May 2017 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 28 June - 14 July 2017.  Historical Fiction

Anderson, Peggy.  Great Quotes from Great Leaders:  Words from the Leaders Who Shaped the World.  Naperville, Illinois:  Simple Truths, 2017.  351p.  Bought by mail 1 June 2017.  Read 15-18 June 2017.  Business

Anderson, Peggy.  Great Quotes from Great Women:  From Marie Curie to Michelle Obama - inspiring words from women who have shaped out world.  Naperville, Illinois:  Simple Truths, 2017.  255p.  Bought by mail 1 May 2017.  Read 5-6 June 2017.  Business

Andrews, Andy.  The Little Things:  Why You Really Should Sweat the Small Stuff.  Nashville:  W Publishing Group, 2017.  169p.  Bought March 2017 in Dallas, Texas.  Read 20 July - 11 August 2017.  Business

Andrews, Andy.  The Noticer:  Sometimes all a person needs is a little perspective.  Nashville:  W Publishing Group, 2009.  169p.  Bought 10 October 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 4-75 November 2017.  Faith & Life

Baggot, Jim.  Higgs:  The Invention and Discovery of the "God Particle." Oxford:  Oxford Press, 2012.  277p.  Bought 5 November 2016 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 15-17 July 2017.  Science (Particle Physics)

Bennett, William J and Seth Leibsohn.  The Fight of Our Lives:  Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth & Choosing to Win the War Against Radical Islam.  Nashville:  Thomas Nelson, 2011.  186p.  Bought 4 January 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 3-8 March 2017.  American Politics & Culture

Bernis, Jonathan.  A Rabbi Looks at the Supernatural:  A Revealing Look at Angels, Demons, Miracles, Heaven and Hell.  Minneapolis:  Chosen (Baker), 2018.  185p.  Bought 15 October 2017 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 16-20 October 2017.  Theology

Borg, Marcus.  The Heart of Christianity:  Rediscovering a Life of Faith.  San Francisco:  HarperSanFrancisco, 1989.  234p.  Bought 17 December 2016 from Amazon.  Read 8-12 January 2017.  Theology (Bible)

Borg, Marcus J and John Dominic Crossan.  The First Paul:  Reclaiming the Radical Visionary Behind the Church's Conservative Icon.  Garden City, NY:  Doubleday & Co, 1976.  720p.  (One book in a series of three by these authors about the Apostle Paul and the events around the writing of the New Testament documents.)  Bought 20 January 2017 from Amazon.  Read 23-27 March 2017.  Bible Backgrounds (Theology)

Budde, Michael and Robert W Brimlow.  Christianity Incorporated.  Grand Rapids:  Brazos Press (Baker), 2002.  191p.  Bought 28 October 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 26-31 January 2017.  Church & Culture

Burrell, David B.  Aquinas:  God and Action.  London:  Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979.  194p.  Bought May 1985 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Read in 3 March 2007. Reread 20-28 August 2017.  Philosophy

Calloway, Joe.  Keep It Simple:  Unclutter Your Mind to Uncomplicate Your Life.  Naperville, Illinois: Simple Truths, 2016.  87p.  Bought by mail 1 October 2016.  Read 28 August 2017.  Business

Carter, Jimmy.  Christmas in Plains.  NY:  Simon & Schuster & Recorded Books, 2001. Audiobook. Bought 9 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Heard 27-28 April 2017.  Memoir (American Politics & Culture)

Centineo, Joe.  The Heart of Crossroads.  Bedford, Texas:  BurkhartBooks/Crossroads of Arlington Church, 2015.  Gift from the author September 2016. (I was the editor of this edition.)  Read 21-25 January 2015.  Church & Culture

Chinchen, Palmer.  Barefoot Tribe:  Take Off You Shoes and Dare to Live the Extraordinary Life.  NY:  Howard Books/Simon & Schuster, 2014.  236p.  Bought 9 May 2017 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 26 May - 5 June 2017.  Faith & Life

Coben, Harlan.  Stay Close.  Grand Haven, Michigan:  Brilliance Audio, 2012.  Audiobook.   Bought 9 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Heard 24-26 April 2017.  Fiction (Murder Mystery)

Connell, Evan S.  The White Lantern.  NY:  Herder & Herder, 1963.  254p.  Bought 22 September 1984 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.  Read in previous years.  Reread 18-27 June 2017.  History (Anthropology)

Cosper, Mike.  Rhythms of Grace:  How the Church's Worship Tells the Story of the Gospel.  Wheaton:  Crossway, 2013.  223p.  Bought 31 August 2016 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 29 December 2016 - 3 January 2017.  Faith and Life

Crossan, John Dominic.  God & Empire:  Jesus Against Rome, Then and Now.  NY:  HarperOne, 2007.  Autographed by the author.  257p.  Bought 19 December 2016 from Amazon.  Read 12-20 February 2017.  Theology

Duncan, Dee and Todd. Building High Ratings and High Trust in the Digital Age. Naperville, Illinois: Simple Truths, 2016. 157p. Read 1-2 February 2017.  Business

Dunn, Jeff and Craig Bubeck.  The Gospel According to Dan Brown.  Colorado Springs:  Victor (Cook Communications Ministries), 2006.  237p.  Bought 15 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 28 October - 3 November 2017.  Theology

Felten, David M and Jeff Proctor-Murphy.  Living the Questions:  The Wisdom of Progressive Christianity.  NY:  HarperOne, 2012.  271p.  (The is a contextual exegesis of biblical themes, with focus on Jesus teachings and the themes of the New Testament documents in their Jewish context of Torah and the Roman Empire in the age of the first Caesars.  The authors reference historical and current Christian figures for perspective and example of implementation of the biblical vision.  Some of the key section and chapter titles give a picture of the practical detail these authors provide in their exegesis and application to real life today.  Section 1 Journey: 2 Taking the Bible Seriously, 4 Stories of Creation; Section 2 Reconciliation: 9 The Prophetic Jesus, 12 Practicing Resurrection, 13 Debunking the Rapture; Section 3 Transformation: 16 Social Justice - Realizing God's Vision, 17 Incarnation - Divinely Human, 18 Prayer, Intimacy with the Divine, 19 Compassion - The Heart of Jesus' Ministry.)  Bought 10 July 2017 from Amazon.  Read 12-15 August 2017.  Faith & Life

Fisher, Suzanne Woods.  The Heart of the Amish:  Life Lessons on Peacemaking and the Power of Forgiveness.  Grand Rapids:  Revell (Baker Books), 2015.  178p.  Bought 31 December 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 21-22 February 2017.  Faith & Life

Ford, Lance.  Revangelical:  Becoming the good News People We're Meant to Be.  Carol Stream, Illinois:  Tyndale Momentum, 2014.  239p.  Bought 28 October 2016.  Read 8-12 April 2017.  Church & Culture

Gallagher, B J, Foreword by Ken Blanchard.  The Leadership Secrets of OZ: Strategies from great and powerful to flying monkeys - unleash some magic in your management! Naperville, Illinois:  Simple Truths, 2017. 125p.  Bought by mail 1 June 2017.  Read 22-24 June 2017.  Business

George, Timothy.  Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?:  Understanding the Differences Between Christianity and Islam.  Grand Rapids:  Zondervan, 2002.  159p.  Bought 21 May 2017 in Irving, Texas.  Read 26-27 October 2017.  Religions (Islam)

Habib, Samaa.  Face to Face with Jesus:  A Former Muslim's Extraordinary Journey to Heaven and Encounter with the God of Love.  Minneapolis:  Chosen (Baker Books), 2014.  268p.  Bought 2 February 2012 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 9-15 March 2017.  Faith & Life

Hamm, Dennis, SJ.  Philippians, Colossians, Philemon.  Grand Rapids:  Baker Academic, 1998.  154p.  (A volume in the Catholic Commentary of Sacred Scripture.)  Bought 27 April 2017 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 16-21 August 2017.  Bible

Higgins, Jack.  Rough Justice.  Grand Haven, Michigan:  Brilliance Audio, 2009.  Audiobook.  (The book was originally published in 2008.)  Bought 9 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Heard 10-12 April 2017.  Fiction (International Intrigue)

Johnson, Mat.  The Great Negro Plot:  A Tale of Conspiracy and Murder in Eighteenth-Century New York.  NY:  Bloomsbury, 2007. 213p.  Bought 25 September 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 4-7 January 2017.   History

Johnston, Mark G.  Our Creed:  For Every Culture and For Every Generation.  Phillipsburg, New Jersey:  P & R Publishing, 2012.  124p.  Bought 9 May 2017 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 17 June 2017.  Theology

Jones, Martin.  Unlocking the Past:  How Archaeologists Are Rewriting Human History with Ancient DNA.  NY:  Arcade Publishing, 2016.  338p.  Bought 2 January 2017 from Amazon.  Portions read for reference in January 2017.  Read 30 August - 8 September2017.  Science (DNA/Paleoanthropology)

Kallenberg, Brad J.  Live to Tell:  Evangelism for a Postmodern Age.  Grand Rapids:  Baker Books, 2002.  138p.  Bought 1 January 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 23 February 2017.  Church & Culture

Klein, John and Adam Spears.  Devils and Demons and the Return of the Nephilim.  207p.  (The authors spin out their theory of the spirit world, attempting to present a systematic structure of the variety of evil spirits and beings referred to by different words in different languages from different cultural and religious origins, with a Jewish spin.  I was amazed that some of the key derivations of words are just wrong.  At two key points in their presentation, they support important points of their system by misanalysing the Greek-based technical word hermeneutics.  They claim it is made up of two words, hier (system of) and minutiae (details).  But minutiae is a Latin word, not Greek, and the Greek root hier (hieros) normally is used to mean holy or sacred, a sacred thing.  Hieros is the root of the Greek word for priest, hiereus.  But the word hermaneutics is a transliteration of the Greek adjective or English noun made from the verb hermaneuein, which simply means to interpret.  They do not further comment to indicate if they intend to propose an alternative meaning or derivation.  They simply declare their novel erroneous derivation as the meaning of hermeneutics.  The English word is commonly used to mean simply interpretation, as in biblical interpretation.  Other, perhaps even more important, errors occur because of a folk linguistics inconsistent with our actual knowledge in linguistic science of how languages work.  They tie their focus on spirits and evil and the final judgement of them to the recent Dispensational Rapturist perspective of the end time events.  They include a quite good summary of an important part of the Book of Enoch, which they consider an inspired part of the biblical canon, where the first-century BC writer of Enoch develops a story of the key archangels and ties them to the simple reference introduction to Genesis 6, referring to the "sons of the god," or "the sons of god."  They claim their presentation represents the biblical perspective and a schema of the objective metaphysical world.  But this is another rationalist system in the modernist linear-abstract format, a version of reductionist fundamentalist logic that seems unable to see, or uncomfortable admitting, the variety of biblical references from various ages and cultural settings in their own integrity.)  Bend, Oregon:  Xulon Press, 2005, 2001.  Read 21-25 October 2017.  Theology and Religion (Eschatology)

Kraybill, J Nelson.  Apocalypse and Allegiance:  Worship, Politics, and Devotion in the Book of Revelation.  Grand Rapids:  Brazos Press, 2010.  224p.  (Kraybill provides and excellent commentary on the theme and background of the book of Revelation (the Apocalypse) to bring to life the current setting of the late first century of the Christian Era.  The Roman emperors had heightened their focus and enforcement of Emperor worship and obeisance, placing the monotheist Christians in danger, with many losing their lives.  Revelation appears to have been written early in the period of such growing pressure and persecution under Emperor Domitian in the early 90s.  Legal and archaeological artifacts illustrates starkly the conditions and political realties of Empire in conflict with the Rule of God proclaimed by the followers of Jesus Christ.  Those who would not deny Christ as only lord and Savior, official designations of the Caesar, lost property, prestige and social position or governmental employment, and in some case of the very lives.  Kraybill provides helpful insights on the geography and commercial, religious or political significance of each of the 7 cities addressed in the book of the Revelation.)  Bought 2 December 2011 in Arlington, Texas.  First read 30-31 December 2011.  Reread in a new study of the Revelation 4-13 October 2017.  Bible Backgrounds (History, Revelation)

Küng, Hans, trans Edward Quinn.  Does God Exist?:  an Answer for Today.  Garden City, NY:  Doubleday & Co, 1980.  839p.  Bought March 1981 in Dallas, Texas.  Portions read previously and used for reference.  Read 6-21 February 2017.  Theology

Küng, Hans, trans Edward Quinn.  On Being Christian.  Garden City, NY:  Doubleday & Co, 1976.  720p.  Bought March 1981 in Dallas, Texas.  Portions read previously and used for reference.  Read 16-23 March 2017.  Theology

Leidner, Gordon.  The Leadership Secrets of Hamiliton:  7 Steps to Revolutionary Leadership from Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers.  Naperville, Illinois:  Simple Truths, 2017.  157p.  Bought by mail 1 March 2017.  Read 4-5 March 2017.  Business

Lockwood, Charles.  The Human Story:  Where We Came From and How We Evolved.  London:  Natural History Museum, 2007.  112p.  Bought 17 December 2016 from Amazon.  Read 1-3 January 2017.  Science (Paleoanthropology)

Longman, Tremper III.  Making Sense of the Old Testament:  Three Crucial Questions.  Grand Rapids:  Baker Academic, 1998.  154p.  Bought 10 October 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 7-9 November 2017.  Bible

Lucado, Max.  Glory Days:  Living Your Promised Land Life Now.  Nashville:  Thomas Nelson, 2015.  169p.  Bought 3 June 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 9-11 September 2017.  Faith & Life

MacPherson, Dave.  The Incredible Coverup:  Exposing the Origins of Rapture Theories.  166p.  (The author traces down and fully documents the origins of the Pre-tribulation "Rapture" belief to the ecstatic prophetic utterance of a Margaret McDonald in Glasgow in 1830.  The idea from an ecstatic vision by Margaret was developed by John Nelson Darby of the Plymouth Brethren into a component of his new Dispensationalist view he was developing in the mid 1850s.  Read my updated review of this book on my website.)  Medford, Oregon:  Omega Publications, 1975, 2001.  Bought April 2005.  First read 25 October 2005.  Reread 27-28 October 2017.  Theology and Religion (Eschatology)

McLaren, Brian D.  A Search for What Makes Sense:  Finding Faith.  Grand Rapids:  Zondervan, 2006.  157p.  Bought 2 February 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 4-6 February 2017.  Faith & Life

McManus, Erwin Raphael.  Chasing Daylight:  Sieze the Power of Every Moment.  Nashville:  Nelson Books, 2002.  259p.  Bought 2 February 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 8-10 August 2017.  Faith & Life

Moore, Johnnie.  Defying ISIS:  Preserving Christianity in the Place of its Birth.  Nashville:  W Publishing (Thomas Nelson), 2015.  169p.  Bought 31 December 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 3 January 2017.   Church and Culture

Parshall, Phil.  Bridges to Islam:  A Christian Perspective on Folk Islam.  Atlanta:  Authentic, 2007.  159p.  Bought 12 August 2017 on Amazon.  Read 13-16 April 2017.  Religions

Petersen, Randy.  The Printer and the Preacher:  Ben Franklin, George Whitfield, and the Surprising Friendship that Invented America.  Colorado Springs:  Nelson Books, 2015.  281p.  Bought 34 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 11-15 May 2017.  American Politics and Culture (History)

Rector, John.  Lost Things.  Grand Haven, Michigan:  Brilliance Audio, 2012.  Audiobook.   Bought 9 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Heard 15, 24 April 2017.  Fiction (Psychological Murder Mystery)

Ripken, Nik, with Barry Stricker.  The Insanity of Obedience:  Walking with Jesus in Tough Places.  Nashville:  Broadman and Holman, 2014.  303p.  Bought 21 May 2017 in Irving, Texas.  Read 11 September - 15 October 2017.  Faith and Life

Roberts, Nora.  The Liar.  Grand Haven, Michigan:  Brilliance Audio, 2015. Audiobook. Bought 9 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Heard 9 June - 1 July 2017.  Fiction

Roloff, Jürgen.  Revelation.  Minneapolis:  Fortress Press, 1993.  275p.  (A volume in the Continental Commentary.  Roloff has done an excellent job of summarizing the historical factors behind the symbols and images in Revelation, explaining how every one of them fits the current situation of the young Christian community in the precarious Roman environment of growing pressure in Asia Minor to publicly participate in Emperor Worship.  Roloff traces themes, images and concerns, even specific phrasing, in the Revelation to Jewish-Christian sources, and distinguishes these influences from the Gentile Christian influences in the mixed cultural setting of Asia Minor.  He maintains the integrity of the text, rightly rejecting the modern popular-culture "Rapture" cult of prediction and linear end-time scenario, to place the book of encouragement and hope in its proper historical and cultural context.  See my full review of this book on my website.  See this book with my review on Amazon.)  Bought 10 January 2012 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 10-16 January 2012.  Reread 23 September - 5 October 2017 Bible

Schuller, Bobby.  Happiness According to Jesus.  Franklin, Tennessee:  Worthy Books, 2015.  238p.  (Schuler provides a dynamic and practical exegesis of the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew's Gospel.  These core teachings of Jesus are often seen as somewhat removed from our real life, somewhat out of touch with practical daily life.  This author has captured the key to Gospel portrayal of Jesus' great attraction to the common people, so oppressed by the formalities of religion in the face of the hard daily life they had to deal with.  Schuller makes sense here of the difference in the approach the Gospels reveal about Jesus' teaching about the Torah.  He explains in understandable, practical terms what Jesus meant in his contrast of the legalistic approach of the Pharisees and his own light burden.  Many of the cultural figures of speech and metaphors Jesus used come to life in the background Schuller provides.  Torah (Instruction) was not a series of legal requirements imposed upon the people but a training ground on how to think and relate to other people in our near society and other ethnicities as well.  He successfully tackles the common folk religion misconceptions that have become part of the common American fabric of confusing impressions of the Sermon on the Mount.  Key to this is that Jesus takes us beyond the legalism of the word of the law, into the internalization of intent and purpose in life.  Jesus references the original meaning of Torah, Instruction:  tutoring for a successful and righteous life.  This fits with the Apostle Paul's clear perspectives on the role of the Torah for the Jews, as he laid out so clearly in the letter to the Romans.  This is an informative and exciting trip into the time and setting of Jesus.  Schuller provides important insights about the cultural and political setting, as well las the financial and commercial setting, all of which brings Jesus' words to life.)  Bought 10 October 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 11-17 November 2017.  Bible

Sheldon, Sidney.  Windmills of the Gods.  NY:  William Morrow & Co, 1987; Reader's Digest Select Editions, 1987.  145p.  Borrowed and read 19 January 2017 in Lindsay, Oklahoma.  Fiction (International Intrigue)

Suddendorf, Thomas.  The Gap:  The Science of What Separates Us From the Other Animals.  NY:  Basic Books, 2013.  358p.  Bought 5 January 2017 on Amazon.  Read 12-18 January 2017.  Science (Paleoanthropology)

Sweet, Leonard and Brian D McLaren and Jerry Haselmayer.  A is for Abductive:  The Language of the Emerging Church.  Grand Rapids:  Zondervan, 2003.  338p.  Read 16-21 April 2017.  Church & Culture

Theodoret of Cyrus (critical Greek text revised by John F Petruccione, trans Robert C Hill).  The Questions on the Octateuch:  Vol 1 On Genesis and Exodus.  Washington DC:  Catholic Univ of America Press, 2007.  345p.  (Written by Theodoret, Bishop of Cyrus, about 100 miles north of Antioch, Syria, around 450 CE; first volume in his commentary series on the first 8 books of the Old Testament.  Theodoret is associated with the Antiochene school of church leaders and theologians.  The work is more valuable for the insight it provides into the worldview and theology of the era and region than for its views on the books.)  Bought 22 July 2016 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 23 April - 4 May 2017.  Bible (Genesis-Exodus, Theology)

Tattersall, Ian.  Masters of the Planet:  The Search for Our Human Origins.  NY:  Palgrave/Macmillan, 2012.  373p.  Bought 17 December 2016 from Amazon.  Read 7-15 June 2017.  Science (Paleoanthropology)

Tracy, Brian.  Your Most Valuable Asset: 7 Steps to Growing Rich.  Naperville, Illinois:  Simple Truths, 2016.  93p.  Bought by mail 1 March 2017.  Read 8 March 2017.  Business

Varki, Ajit and Danny Brower.  Denial:  Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind.  NY:  Twelve (Hachette Book Co), 2013.  373p.  Bought 26 August 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 24 February - 2 March 2017.  Science (Neurology/Paleoanthropology)

Warren, Kay.  The Mother & Child Project:  Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope.  Grand Rapids:  Zondervan, 2015.  234p.   Bought 9 August 2016 in Arlington, Texas.   Read 14-15 May 2017.  Inspiration

Wilke, Steve and Rebecca.  Answers to Anxiety:  A Prescription for Peace.  San Diego:  LEADOn Publishing, 2010.  64p.   Bought January 2017 in Plano, Texas.   Read 18 June 2017, while going through 2 courses with LEADon University.  Psychology

Wilke, Steve and Rebecca.  Corporate Family Matters:  Creating and Developing Organizational Dynasties.  San Diego:  LEADon Publishing, 2010.  120p.   Received from Steve Wilke 24 August 2016 in Allen, Texas.  First read in October 2016.  Reread 20-23 February 2017, while going through 2 courses with LEADon University.  Business

Wilke, Steve and Rebecca.  Dealing With Depression:  Hope & Healing For a Brighter Future.  San Diego:  LEADOn Publishing, 2010.  54p.   Bought January 2017 in Plano, Texas.   Read 18 June 2017, while going through 2 courses with LEADon University.  Psychology

Wilke, Steve and Rebecca.  The Leading Edge:  9 Strategies for Improving Internal and Intentional Leadership.  San Diego:  LEADon Publishing, 2010.  229p.  Received from Steve Wilke 24 August 2016 in Allen, Texas.  Previously read in October 2016.  Read again 17-18 February 2017, while going through 2 courses with LEADon University.  Business

Wilcock, David.  The Synchronicity Key:  The Hidden Intelligence Guiding the Universe and You.  NY:  Dutton, 2013.  511p.  Received as a gift Christmas 2016.  Read 27 March - 8 April 2017.  Science (Religion & Mysticism

Winkelhofer, Alois.  The Coming of the Kingdom:  A Theology of Last Things.  NY:  Herder & Herder, 1963.  254p.  Bought 25 September 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 4-10 May 2017.  Theology

Woods, Stuart.  Worst Fears Realized.  NY:  HarperCollins & Recorded Books, 1999.  Audiobook.  Bought 9 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Heard 30 April - 4 May 2017.  Fiction (Murder Mystery)

Wright, N T.  What Saint Paul Really Said:  Was Paul of Tarsus the Real Founder of Christianity?.  Grand Rapids:  William B Eerdmans, 1997.  233p.  Bought 31 December 2016 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 16-25 May 2017.  Bible (Theology)

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Green, Eugenio.  1 Pedro y 2 Pedro (Comentario Biblico Hispanoamericano, ed Justo L Gonzalez) Miami:  Editorial Caribe, 1993.  461p.  Bought 17 August 1997 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.  Read 28 August - 2017.  Bible

Mansfield, Stephen.  Ask The Question:  Why We Must Demand Religious Clarity from Our Presidential Candidates.  Grand Rapids:  BakerBooks, 2016.  252p.  Bought 14 April 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  Read 18- November 2017.  American Politics and Culture

Olson, Jeff, with John David Mann.  The Slight Edge.  Plano, Texas:  Success, 2013.  280p.  (Eighth Anniversary Edition.)  Bought by mail early 2017.  Read 29 August - 2017.  Business

Tov, Ro'i, ed Corinne Lynch.  The Cross of Bethlehem:  The Memoirs of a Refugee.  Lexington, Kentucky:  http://booksurge,com, 2009.  336p.  Received as a gift September 2017 in Cedar Hill, Texas.  Read 9- November 2017.  Autobiography (International Intrigue)

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Akpabot, Samuel Ekpe.   Foundation of Nigerian Traditional Music.   Ibadan:  Spectrum Books Ltd, 1986.   113p.   Bought 29 January 1991 at Ile-Ife University, Ife, Oyo, Nigeria.  Music

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