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Dorrence

NASHVILLE, TN, United States
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  • Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

  • Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible
  • By: Brandon J. O'Brien, E. Randolph Richards
  • Narrated by: Allan Robertson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,322
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,170

Drawing on their own cross cultural experience in global mission, O'Brien and Richards show how better self-awareness and understanding of cultural differences in language, time, and social mores allow us to see the Bible in fresh and unexpected ways. Getting beyond our own cultural assumptions is increasingly important for being Christians in our interconnected and globalized world. Learn to read Scripture as a member of the global body of Christ.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Culture and assumptions matter

  • By Adam Shields on 04-21-15

One of the best discussions of the topic

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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: 02-10-17

Such a masterful and well thought through coverage of this topic. Makes you really stop and get past our cultural perceptions. I'd strongly encourage listening/reading!

  • Bonhoeffer

  • Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
  • By: Eric Metaxas
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,977
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,134
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,165

A definitive, deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a story of moral courage in the face of the monstrous evil that was Nazism. After discovering the fire of true faith in a Harlem church, Bonhoeffer returned to Germany and became one of the first to speak out against Hitler. As a double agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the Führer and was hanged in Flossenbürg concentration camp at age thirty-nine. Since his death, Bonhoeffer has grown to be one of the most fascinating, complex figures of the twentieth century.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Message That Needs To Be Heard

  • By Douglas on 01-28-13

Deeply moving!

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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: 04-17-15

A life well lived! The story of an inspiring Godly man living through one of the worst periods in history, yet faithful to death.

  • How to Be Like Walt

  • Capturing the Disney Magic Every Day of Your Life
  • By: Pat Williams, Jim Denney
  • Narrated by: Paul Christy
  • Length: 16 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 451
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 416

How to Be Like is a "character biography" series: biographies that also draw out important lessons from the life of their subjects. In this new book - by far the most exhaustive in the series - Pat Williams tackles one of the most influential people in recent history. While many recent biographies of Walt Disney have reveled in the negative, this audiobook takes an honest but positive look at the man behind the myth. For the first time, the book pulls together all the various strands of Disney's life into one straightforward, easy-to-listen-to tale.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • One of the best books I've heard yet!

  • By Dorrence on 12-31-13

One of the best books I've heard yet!

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

Reviewed: 12-31-13

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I didn't know anything about Walt Disney when I started this book. Now I'm an admirer and big fan. This work brought Walt to life for me and I highly recommend it!

What did you like best about this story?

The lessons from Walt's life that can be applied to anyone's life.

Have you listened to any of Paul Christy’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No, this was my first.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No tears, but I have been running it through my mind and discussing it with friends every since.

Any additional comments?

We all can be dreamers and imagineers!

8 of 8 people found this review helpful