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Barry L. Ickes

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  • The Theme Is Freedom

  • Religion, Politics, and the American Tradition
  • By: M. Stanton Evans
  • Narrated by: Scott Slocum
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 5
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The Theme is Freedom presents a new reading of the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, the constitutional founding, and the religious clauses of the First Amendment. Evans draws the conclusion that our liberties have always been dependent of the religious traditions of the West - directly contrary to accepted theory.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Public school indoctrination has failed you

  • By Donttreadonme on 06-09-18

The Theme is Freedom

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Reviewed: 03-25-19

The progressive narrative of our nations development, politically and historically stand in stark contrast to what the historic documents actually reveal. I am grateful that this book clearly reveals where our ideas of freedom actually came from. M Stanton Evans did a great service in writing this excellent work.

  • Jesus the Son of God

  • A Christological Title Often Overlooked, Sometimes Misunderstood, and Currently Disputed
  • By: D. A. Carson
  • Narrated by: David Cochran Heath
  • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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Although it is a foundational confession for all Christians, much of the theological significance of Jesus’s identity as “the Son of God” is often overlooked or misunderstood. Moreover, this Christological concept stands at the center of today’s Bible translation debates and increased ministry efforts to Muslims.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jesus the Son of God: A Christological Title Often Overlooked, Sometimes Misunderstood, and Currently Disputed.

  • By Barry L. Ickes on 12-20-18

Jesus the Son of God: A Christological Title Often Overlooked, Sometimes Misunderstood, and Currently Disputed.

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Reviewed: 12-20-18

Have just finished the very insightful work, I’m about to go back and re-listen to catch those nuisances I failed to keep up with.

  • The Story of Reality

  • How the World Began, How It Ends, and Everything Important That Happens in Between
  • By: Gregory Koukl, Nancy Pearcey - foreword
  • Narrated by: Gregory Koukl
  • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 289
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    5 out of 5 stars 267
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Biblical Christianity is more than just another private religious view. It's more than just a personal relationship with God or a source of moral teaching. Christianity is a picture of reality. It explains why the world is the way it is. When the pieces of this puzzle are properly assembled, we see the big picture clearly. Christianity is a true story of how the world began, why the world is the way it is, what role humans play in the drama, and how all the plotlines of the story are resolved in the end.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book, Bad Editing

  • By Mark V. Groen on 02-05-17

The Story of Reality

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Reviewed: 11-12-18

The Story of Reality is a very enjoyable, edifying and uplifting summary of the Biblical story, I highly recommend it.

  • Martin Luther

  • The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World
  • By: Eric Metaxas
  • Narrated by: Eric Metaxas
  • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
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    5 out of 5 stars 1,486

Five hundred years after Luther's now famous 95 Theses appeared, Eric Metaxas, acclaimed biographer of the best-selling Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy and Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery, paints a startling portrait of the wild figure whose adamantine faith cracked the edifice of Western Christendom and dragged medieval Europe into the future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reformation!

  • By John Wurst on 10-13-17

Martin Luther

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Reviewed: 11-05-17

Few men have had a greater impact on this fallen world than did Martin Luther.

  • Pussification

  • The Effeminization of the American Male
  • By: Doug Giles
  • Narrated by: Doug Giles
  • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 57
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    4 out of 5 stars 51
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    4 out of 5 stars 51

Giles' latest, and most raucous book, he takes "Generation Pussy" from the warm wet womb of "Pussville" to the rarefied air of "Mantown". This is definitely one of the most politically incorrect books to ever hit the market. It will most certainly offend the entitled whiners, but it will also be a breath of fresh air to young males who wish to be men instead of hipster dandies.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • can be a little bit crude but very enjoyable

  • By LaPortaMA on 05-07-18

Pussification: The Effimination...

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Reviewed: 06-12-17

Doug Giles correctly addresses the myriad of emasculated males and how they can be made into real men, bravo!

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  • The End of Reason

  • A Response to the New Atheists
  • By: Ravi Zacharias
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 621
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 532
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 526

In The End of Reason, Zacharias underscores the dependability of the Bible along with his belief in the power and goodness of God. He confidently refutes Harris's claims that God is nothing more than a figment of one's imagination and that Christians regularly practice intolerance and hatred around the globe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is a book that everyone needs to hear!!!!!!!!

  • By Dinosaur Dungeon on 12-17-14

The End of Reason

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Reviewed: 04-19-17

A rational response to the irrationality stolen morality of atheism, which does not have a foundation for morals.

  • The Person of Jesus

  • Radio Addresses on the Deity of the Savior
  • By: J. Gresham Machen
  • Narrated by: Kent LaTurno
  • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 38
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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    5 out of 5 stars 33

In his renowned book Christianity and Liberalism, Machen took a stand for the truth. In these radio talks, Machen exposits the truth for us once more - this time about the supernatural person of Jesus.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Christology

  • By Michel Bellemare on 04-25-18

The Person of Jesus

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Reviewed: 04-12-17

What a great work of pointing out the numerous texts where Jesus reveals to us a self-disclosure of himself.

  • Your Mind Matters

  • By: John Stott
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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While Christians have had a long heritage of rigorous scholarship and careful thinking, some circles still view the intellect with suspicion or even as contradictory to Christian faith. And many non-Christians are quick to label Christians as anti-intellectual and obscurantist. But this need not be so. In this classic introduction to Christian thinking, John Stott makes a forceful appeal for Christian discipleship that engages the mind as well as the heart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You Mind Matters

  • By Barry L. Ickes on 03-31-17

You Mind Matters

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Reviewed: 03-31-17

This work is needed more today than it was when I first read it 45 years ago. A MUST read!

  • Is God a Moral Monster?

  • Making Sense of the Old Testament God
  • By: Paul Copan
  • Narrated by: Claton Butcher
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 222
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 225

Leading apologetics writer with a proven track record tackles the most difficult Old Testament passages and topics, helping listeners to reconcile the God of righteousness with the God of love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well-rounded, thorough, and not bulletproof

  • By BruceB on 10-07-17

Is God a moral monster?

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Reviewed: 10-04-16

As a 45 year student of the Bible and apologetics, I greatly enjoy and profited from this work.

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  • What Your Atheist Professor Doesn't Know (But Should)

  • By: Stephen Williams
  • Narrated by: Dan Kassis
  • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

The information age has begotten turmoil. It seems that the more information we have, the less peace the average person has. To many, an impression has developed that modern science has disproved the existence of the immaterial realm, and doomed us to a sterile, pointless wandering in the wilderness of minutiae. During roughly the same time this impression has been developing in popular culture, however, massive evidence to the contrary has been steadily erupting from the sciences!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better suited for reading than listening

  • By Jeff H. on 08-29-17

A plethora of evidence to silence atheists.

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Reviewed: 01-23-15

Well worth the time, excellent content, powerful arguments, demolishes the fallacious arguments of those who "claim" their views are rooted in science.

10 of 20 people found this review helpful