Spong investigates and discusses Biblical texts that have been and are used by many Christians to discriminate, oppress and even murder, distorting the truth of Christianity and the love of God. Spong surveys great conflicts in Western history through the lens of Biblical texts and highlights the history of the construction of the Bible. A […]
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Noooooooooo!!!!!!!! I know this is one book in a series; I didn’t know this would end on a cliffhanger! *inarticulate shouts of frustration* Clearly, I will be listening to the next book just as soon as I can get my grubby little hands on it 🙂 This is an excellent middle-grade adventure series, with enough […]
Join Durham County Library at the Barnes & Noble at Southpoint Mall on Friday, July 15 at 6 p.m. for a bookfair featuring a book release party with Robert Beatty, author of the new book Serafina and the Twisted Staff. Adults and children are invited join New York Times bestselling author Robert Beatty to celebrate […]
Durham County Library will celebrate the halfway point of Summer Reading 2016 with the Midpoint Rally on Saturday, July 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St.
Durham County Library will host author Bridgette A. Lacy on Saturday, July 16 at 3:00 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
I usually give a book 50 pages to see if it can “hook” me. I was definitely well hooked all the way to the end. It is Maya Angelou’s autobiography of her early life up to the age of 16 when she became a mother. I liked the way each chapter dealt with a different […]
You know how it goes, a relative recommends a book or gives you a book that you aren’t all that interested in… and it sits. That’s what happened in this case. My sister instigated this. I was even more reluctant when I found out it was first in a series. But, thanks to this challenge, […]
A non-fiction tale of those who do not evacuate during occupation by the Taliban. The Taliban do not permit women to work, seek employment, or own a business. Of course, many fathers, husbands, brothers, and older sons have fled either for their lives or to seek employment out of the country. The women left behind […]
It all began with a radio show on religion. Then bit by bit commands to adhere to religious law escalated until the Taliban were the de facto rulers of the listening area. Absolutely terrifying. A treat for the readers is that Malala grants us a look into the day to day life of school children. […]
A love story is interspersed between discussions about race, culture, society, and gender in the United States and Nigeria. Recommended. Find in catalog