Category Archives: Recommended Books

The Body Keeps the Score

“The greatest sources of our suffering are the lies we tell ourselves” (11). This quote alone made this book worth reading. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk is the founder and medical director of the Trauma Center in Massachusetts and a … Continue reading

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Exclusion & Embrace

Every once in awhile you pick up a book, try to read it, and then put it down. Exclusion & Embrace by Yale professor, Miroslav Volf, is one of those books. I tried to read it several years ago and … Continue reading

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Man’s Search for Meaning

Viktor Frankl's book is a classic. A story of survival in the Nazi concentration camps and a manual for finding meaning even in the most difficult of circumstances. Frankl's book has one overriding premise. Man's most essential quest is not … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Thought

I picked up A Brief History of Thought based on a recommendation online by Tim Keller. It was a best seller in Europe for several months and just recently made its appearance in the U.S. The author, Luc Ferry, is … Continue reading

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The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

Rosaria Champagne Butterfield's book, The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: an English Professor's Journey into the Christian Faith, was mentioned in a blog. It sounded interesting to me so I ordered it. I read it in one day.  I would have to … Continue reading

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