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  • Misquoting Jesus

  • By: Bart D. Ehrman
  • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
  • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,577
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,703
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,705

When world-class biblical scholar Bart Ehrman first began to study the texts of the Bible in their original languages he was startled to discover the multitude of mistakes and intentional alterations that had been made by earlier translators. In Misquoting Jesus, Ehrman tells the story behind the mistakes and changes that ancient scribes made to the New Testament and shows the great impact they had upon the Bible we use today.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Understanding

  • By P. J. Benyei on 01-11-12

Loving the word

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3 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-26-18

This book may destroy a person’s faith if they’re not fully grounded in Christ. I do not suggest this book to anyone new to he faith. It is a shame the Mr. Bart D. Ehrman has cast his faith aside because of scribal errors. He determined the Bible can’t be trusted so he has gone the way of Balaam. It’s ironic that he forgoes faith in God and pursues mankind when mankind is who made the errors. I would love to sit down with this man and show him evidences of the way that he cannot see due to the hardening of his heart. It would be an eye opener for sure.

  • Tesla

  • Inventor of the Modern
  • By: Richard Munson
  • Narrated by: Charles Constant
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Nikola Tesla, a Serbian immigrant, invented the radio, the induction motor, the neon lamp, and the remote control. Tesla's personal life was magnificently bizarre. Strikingly handsome and impeccably dressed, he was germophobic and never shook hands. He required nine napkins when he sat down to dinner. In later years, he ate only white food and conversed with the pigeons in Bryant Park. This clear, authoritative, and highly enjoyable biography takes account of all phases of this remarkable life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great easy read. I loved it!

  • By Tom Turowski on 07-27-18

Great easy read. I loved it!

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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: 07-27-18

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is a very good read and educational. I knew practically nothing about Tesla. I actually thought he was from Russia and that he did all this work in Russia. Well I was completely surprised. He was also a man of the ages and it is good to see that he was also a simple human with the same foibles that we all have and struggle with. I wish he could have done better but it is what it is.

  • The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

  • By: Robert Garland, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Robert Garland
  • Length: 24 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,233
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,767
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,733

Look beyond the abstract dates and figures, kings and queens, and battles and wars that make up so many historical accounts. Over the course of 48 richly detailed lectures, Professor Garland covers the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest beginnings through the Middle Ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tantalizing time trip

  • By Mark on 08-21-13

Could've been a five star if it was unbiased.

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-17

Mr. Robert Garland could not hide his contempt for Christianity in this series. Had he been totally unbiased it would've been spectacular.