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  • But What If We're Wrong?

  • Thinking About the Present as If It Were the Past
  • By: Chuck Klosterman
  • Narrated by: Chuck Klosterman, Fiona Hardingham
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,059
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 956
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 952

We live in a culture of casual certitude. This has always been the case, no matter how often that certainty has failed. Though no generation believes there's nothing left to learn, every generation unconsciously assumes that what has already been defined and accepted is (probably) pretty close to how reality will be viewed in perpetuity. And then, of course, time passes. Ideas shift. Opinions invert. What once seemed reasonable eventually becomes absurd, replaced by modern perspectives that feel even more irrefutable and secure - until, of course, they don't.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another bad review for the narrator

  • By Norris Family on 06-13-16

Should have been shorter

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-20-17

The first bit of the book was interesting, I liked the scientific parts. But it seems like this would have made a good 40 page paper than a full length book. I got his point in the first 2 chapters, the rest seemed like filler.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Finding God in the Waves

  • How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science
  • By: Mike McHargue
  • Narrated by: Mike McHargue
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 606
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 551
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553

In Finding God in the Waves, "Science Mike" draws on his personal experience to tell the unlikely story of how science led him back to faith. Among other revelations, we learn what brain scans reveal about what happens when we pray; how fundamentalism affects the psyche; and how God is revealed not only in scripture but in the night sky, in subatomic particles, and in us.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Listened Straight Through!

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-08-17

For those wrestling with the Christian faith

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-14-16

I'm a big fan of Science Mike's and have listened to his podcasts from the beginning. Most of what's in the book isn't new, it's all in his podcasts and interviews. But the book takes all of the little nuggets that I've heard over the course of countless hours and compiles it into one place and expands on all of it.

I love Mike's humble tone and genuine search for truth and beauty. I relate to so much of his story and I appreciate that he is willing to share his story with such honesty and transparency.

Finding God In The Waves is encouraging and challenging and I recommend it to anyone wrestling with faith and doubt. Another similar book that fans of this one might enjoy is Searching For Sunday by Rachel Held Evans.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • 500 Days

  • Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars
  • By: Kurt Eichenwald
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 22 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 185
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163

In 500 Days, master chronicler Kurt Eichenwald lays bare the harrowing decisions, deceptions, and delusions of the eighteen months that changed the world forever, as leaders raced to protect their citizens in the wake of 9/11. Eichenwald's gripping, immediate style and true-to-life dialogue puts readers at the heart of these historic events, from the Oval Office to Number 10 Downing Street, from Guantanamo Bay to the depths of CIA headquarters, from the al Qaeda training camps to the torture chambers of Egypt and Syria.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible

  • By steve on 02-13-16

Incredible

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-13-16

Woth very gripping storytelling and first rate reading, this audiobook was top notch. Very interesting! I highly recommend it.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Searching for Sunday

  • Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church
  • By: Rachel Held Evans
  • Narrated by: Rachel Held Evans
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 562
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 514
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 512

Like millions of her millennial peers, Rachel Held Evans didn't want to go to church anymore. The hypocrisy, the politics, the gargantuan building budgets, the scandals - church culture seemed so far removed from Jesus. Yet despite her cynicism and misgivings, something kept drawing her back. And so she set out on a journey to understand the Church and to find her place in it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Everything I love and hate about the church

  • By Jaci Bryan on 08-12-15

Fantastic!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-24-15

In my own time of deep doubt and questioning, this book was like an oasis. A breath of fresh air that I needed. I want to buy a copy for everyone in my life. I also loved that it was read by the author. Hearing such vulnerability in her words would have sounded strange coming from someone else's voice.

  • Help My Unbelief

  • Why Doubt Is Not the Enemy of Faith
  • By: Barnabas Piper
  • Narrated by: Kelly Ryan Dolan
  • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

What if a deeper belief in God comes from embracing the tension of unbelief? God is infinite, beyond our understanding. Yet he chooses to reveal himself in ways that spark questions rather than settle them all. Instead of making himself smaller, God invites us into a larger faith, one that has room for questions, victories, failures, and mystery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Help my Unbelief

  • By @MichellePost on 11-02-16

Not really helpful

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-05-15

I don't know why I expected. But as a Christian struggling with doubt, there wasn't much in here that I haven't already heard. I guess it's encouraging knowing that other Christians struggle with doubt as well, but as a whole, I didn't get much out of the book.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • East of Eden

  • By: John Steinbeck
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 25 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,520
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,796
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,811

This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Drama Prepares You for Life

  • By J.B. on 04-13-16

Amazing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-25-15

One of the most emotional and moving books I've ever experienced. Everyone must experience this book.