Metamorpha: Jesus as a Way of Life By Kyle Strobel

I read quite a lot of Christian/Biblical literature and many are extremely repetitious and unfortunately quite boring. I understand that publishers demand x amount of pages, which is ridiculous, but still – tell more personable stories, things that engage readers. This book is engaging from the start as initially the author is so candid about his life in the church growing up. Mr. Strobel was raised in the church and he is very honest about how that affected his walk – good and bad. His church experience for many years was in an emergent seeker sensitive environment with no tradition but a bucket load of programmes for everyone. Continue reading “Metamorpha: Jesus as a Way of Life By Kyle Strobel”

Therapy By Jonathan Kellerman

I cannot believe I have gone this far in my life and not read a Kellerman novel. I was visiting my mom recently and she had this on her bookshelf. She picks up older novels at places like WH Smiths, two for a tenner, to read. She had read this one ages ago and so I picked it up. I had been hearing about these books for years but never really sought one out which is ridiculous really but anyway. While this book is rather large the story never really lags. We start off with the hero, psychologist Alex Delaware and his cop friend, Milo Sturgis, having dinner when they receive a call about a crime scene. Sturgis offers to take the case as he has been bored lately and needs a challenge. I can relate, you know. Continue reading “Therapy By Jonathan Kellerman”

How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role, By Thomas Cahill

Mr. Cahill is famous for his Hinges of History series of which this is the first book. I have to say that being English I wanted to find something wrong with this book but I have to concede that St. Patrick was a Romanized Celtic Briton and not actually English so there you go. I knew he wasn’t Irish, which so many people are clueless about but if you want to be very specific he wasn’t English either. Continue reading “How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role, By Thomas Cahill”