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Richard Dillard

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  • How Should We Then Live

  • The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture
  • By: Francis A. Schaeffer
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
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As one of the foremost evangelical thinkers of the 20th century, Francis Schaeffer long pondered the fate of declining Western culture. In this brilliant book, he analyzed the reasons for modern society's state of affairs and presented the only viable alternative: living by the Christian ethic, acceptance of God's revelation, and total affirmation of the Bible's morals, values, and meaning.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Want To Be Left Alone? Better Read Schaeffer

  • By Doug D. Eigsti on 12-09-15

Comprehensive...

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Reviewed: 02-12-16

... treatment of what preceded postmodernism, and what note awaits us in the post-postmodern era.

  • A More Perfect Union

  • What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties
  • By: Ben Carson MD, Candy Carson
  • Narrated by: J.D. Jackson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 431
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Many people have wondered why I've been speaking out on controversial issues for the last few years. They say I've never held political office. I'm not a constitutional scholar. I'm not even a lawyer. All I can say to that is "guilty as charged." It's true that I've never voted for a budget America could not afford. I've never raised anyone's taxes. And I've never promised a lobbyist anything in exchange for a donation. Luckily none of that really matters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent review of our founding document

  • By Jeff Chandler on 10-21-15

A Review of our Constitutionally-limited Republic

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Reviewed: 10-11-15

Great recap of our Constitution and all 27 Amendments... the history of the structural foundations to order liberty and the virtues of the heart that made it possible. It's our job to sustain it.

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  • A Free People's Suicide

  • Sustainable Freedom and the American Future
  • By: Os Guinness
  • Narrated by: William Neenan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
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Cultural observer Os Guinness argues that the American experiment in freedom is at risk. Summoning historical evidence on how democracies evolve, Guinness shows that contemporary views of freedom - most typically, a negative freedom from constraint - are unsustainable because they undermine the conditions necessary for freedom to thrive. He calls us to reconsider the audacity of sustainable freedom and what it would take to restore it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant book...

  • By Krillian on 11-13-17

Must read...

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Reviewed: 10-09-15

....America's future depends on it. Our very lives depend on it. Don't ever doubt it.

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  • Walking from East to West

  • God in the Shadows
  • By: R. S. B. Sawyer, Ravi Zacharias
  • Narrated by: Ravi Zacharias
  • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
  • Abridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
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Ravi Zacharias was born in India and has literally moved from the East to the West and the West to the East and repeated the cycle again and again to answer skeptics' questions about whether God is alive, who Jesus is, what is truth, and whether we can really find absolutes. Ravi has spoken of his own journey only in bits and pieces in his other books and talks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!!!

  • By Abhilash on 12-13-07

Another amazing book from an incredible apologist.

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Reviewed: 08-31-15

this is one of the last books from Ravi Zacharias that I actually purchased, and it has proven like the others to be an incredible resource for any Christian who wants to grow in his/her faith.

  • Why Suffering?

  • Finding Meaning and Comfort When Life Doesn't Make Sense
  • By: Ravi Zacharias, Vince Vitale
  • Narrated by: Ravi Zacharias, Vince Vitale
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 324
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Why would a loving and powerful God allow so much pain and suffering? In Why Suffering? Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale carefully walk you through a variety of responses that considered together provide a clear, comprehensive, and convincing answer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best time spent / benefit ratio book of my life

  • By Dani on 01-05-15

Absolutely love this book...

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Reviewed: 02-08-15

Read this book the first time out of general interest in the subject and helping others answer this question. Ultimately, I read it a second and third time for encouragement during painful personal trials.

  • Breaking Night

  • A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard
  • By: Liz Murray
  • Narrated by: Liz Murray
  • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 616
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Liz Murray was born to loving but drug-addicted parents in the Bronx. In school she was taunted for her dirty clothing and lice-infested hair, eventually skipping so many classes that she was put into a girls' home. At age 15, Liz found herself on the streets when her family finally unraveled. She learned to scrape by, foraging for food and riding subways all night to have a warm place to sleep. Then, when Liz's mother died of AIDS, she decided to take control of her own destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply phenomenal!

  • By Rodney on 08-22-16

Unstoppable Inspiration

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Reviewed: 01-11-15

Truly can't express. Liz is who only she can be, and her story is a real testament of passion, patience and suffering; the hallmarks of real leadership.

  • What You Need to Know About: Project Management

  • By: Fergus O'Connell
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 604
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Become a master of project management! This book will help you to learn to define projects, be it at home or at work, and will explain how to make them happen. Start to plan, budget, and execute your projects and learn which behaviours to adopt in order to be a good project manager.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Book, in a Great Series. Perfect Performance.

  • By Joshua on 11-15-11

PM Simplicity

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Reviewed: 07-16-13

Would you listen to What You Need to Know About: Project Management again? Why?

Yes! May return numerous times over time to pick out and apply nuggets of simplicity.