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  • Evidence That Demands a Verdict

  • Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World
  • By: Josh McDowell, Sean McDowell PhD
  • Narrated by: Josh McDowell, Sean McDowell PhD, Bob Souer
  • Length: 42 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209

The modern apologetics classic that started it all is now completely revised and updated - because the truth of the Bible doesn't change, but its critics do. With the original Evidence That Demands a Verdict, best-selling author Josh McDowell gave Christian audiences the answers they needed to defend their faith against the harshest critics and skeptics. Now, with his son Sean McDowell, Josh McDowell has updated and expanded this classic resource for a new generation. This is a book that invites listeners to bring their doubts.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • This isn't great as an audio book

  • By Darryl on 11-30-17

This book is for paper, not audio

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-26-18

This book is probably great as a paper reference - it is not good as an audio book for two reasons: (1) the reader (often Sean McDowell) has an almost robotic voice that is not easy to listen to. In some parts it almost seems like they recorded him saying various words/phrases and then computer-generated his audio using those recorded samples, or something, and (2) much of this book is organized more in a reference format with outline #s and letters. The voice-over reads every one of those numbers and letters like "I. Old Testament. A. Septuagint. 1. Number of manuscripts. a. Verified" or something like that. It wouldn't fix everything but it would be better if the performer just skipped over all those "headings" and let the narrative flow, or somehow presented the information in an audible-friendly way.

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  • Mere Christianity

  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,613
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,776
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,736

One of the most popular and beloved introductions to the concept of faith ever written, Mere Christianity has sold millions of copies worldwide. This audiobook brings together C. S. Lewis' legendary radio broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful. life-changing. eye-opening.

  • By Anna Marie B. Oakes on 06-02-15

Excellent book and narration

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-09-18

Mere. Christianity is a classic work but it is as relevant today as ever. C.S. Lewis dispenses with the doctrinal slicing and dicing and lays out the important and straightforward elements of Christianity in simple terms, illustrations, and analogies. While few will agree with all he says, he graciously allows for that and even expects it, while still producing a substantial volume that, largely, Christians of all backgrounds will have a hard time disagreeing with on the whole.

  • Boundaries for Leaders

  • Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge
  • By: Henry Cloud
  • Narrated by: Henry Cloud
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 660
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 564
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 556

In Boundaries for Leaders, Dr. Henry Cloud gives leaders the tools and techniques they need to achieve the performance they desire - in their organizations and in themselves. Drawing on the latest findings from neuroscience, Dr. Cloud shows why it's critical for leaders to set the conditions that make people's brains perform at their highest levels. How do great leaders do this? One way is through the creation of "boundaries" - structures that determine what will exist and what will not.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Passion with a Message

  • By Paolo on 07-16-14

Hang in there - there are many nuggets

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-13-18

I'm not a big fan of Cloud's writing style which I've found can be boring in other books of his, and in this book he can sometimes go on for a long periods rattling off strings of leadership buzz phrases. However it's worth hanging in there because this book does have a lot of very good stuff in it that makes it well worth reading (or listening to).