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Book Review: Embracing the New Samaria by Alejandro Mandes

Embracing the New Samaria: Opening Our Eyes to Our Multiethnic Future by Alejandro MandesMy rating: 5 of 5 stars For many years now I have been documenting the demographic changes that are happening in the United States, especially among Hispanics (which Mandes documents as well). This has become a political hot topic in our society […]

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Thoughts on “Finding my Way Home” by Henry Nouwen

Finding My Way Home: Pathways to Life and the Spirit by Henri J.M. Nouwen Four essays by Nouwen on power, peace, waiting, living and dying. Nouwen was a Catholic Priest, a mystic. He offers a lot of insights into the Christian life. Obviously he writes from his Catholic background and his writings reflect his theology. […]

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Reseña de libro: Alegría por Randy Alcorn

Alegría es un estudio teológico sobre la alegría o felicidad por Randy Alcorn (puede leer sobre su historia y su ministerio aquí en inglés). Alcorn arguye que gozo y alegría son términos e ideas sinónimas. Hace un estudio minucioso teológico usando la Escritura y citas de muchos teólogos del pasado.Personalmente, acepto su tesis sin eliminar […]

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Brief Book review: Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry

I have known about Wendell Berry for a while and finally got to listen to one of his books (The book was from Christian audio which offers a free monthly audio book. The narrator of the audio book, Susan Denaker did a great job of keeping my attention). Hannah Coulter begins in a very simple […]

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Review of The Cross and the Switchblade

Here is a short review of The Cross and the Switchblade by my eleven year old daughter. This is the young readers version. This is the story of David Wilkerson sharing the Gospel to gangs in New York City in 1958. God used him greatly and many came to Christ through his evangelistic efforts. A […]

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A review of “A Burning in My Bones: The Authorized Biography of Eugene H. Peterson, Translator of the Message

A Burning in My Bones: The Authorized Biography of Eugene H. Peterson, Translator of the Message by Winn Collier My rating: 5 of 5 stars I savored this authorized biography of Eugene Peterson. I learned a lot about the man, the pastor and theologian/scholar. Collier does a fair job of getting us to know who […]

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Review of “Así Crezco” (Spanish edition)

  Así Crezco by Dia L MichelsMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This book is fantastic! This is the second one in this series that I get the opportunity to read. It introduces 8 animals and how they are born and grow. Each of these baby animals is presented with some brief facts, in simple […]

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Selected Bibliography for Teachers: A Start Up Library For Literacy

Selected Bibliography for Teachers: A Start Up Library For Literacy For free electronic books including audio books see here, here, here, here, here, here and here Read Aloud Bilingual & English Picture Books Dealing With Latino Culture Alarcón, Francisco X. From The Belly Button of the Moon & Other Summer Poems/Del Ombligo de la Luna y Otros Poemas de Verano.  San Francisco: Children’s Book Press, […]

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