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life, art, and the cosmos

It’s Saturday morning and I’ve just finished doing my daily typing of yesterday’s notes—that is, the highlighted text from yesterday’s afternoon reading period. It’s how I start each day. It makes for a good, nonthreatening way to get my writing … Continue reading

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A Dictionary of Angels by Gustav Davidson

A Dictionary of Angels Including the Fallen Angels by Gustav Davidson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This dictionary attempts to list all the angels named in authoritative sources, along with what is known of their functions and relationships. I … Continue reading

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The Angels and Us by Mortimer J. Adler

The Angels and Us by Mortimer J. Adler My rating: 4 of 5 stars This short philosophical text examines the idea of angels from different points of view, and shows why angels matter—whether we believe in them or not. In … Continue reading

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Satan by Jeffrey Burton Russell

Satan: The Early Christian Tradition by Jeffrey Burton Russell My rating: 4 of 5 stars In this second book in the series that began with The Devil: Perceptions of Evil from Antiquity to Primitive Christianity, Jeffrey Burton Russell picks up … Continue reading

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Sacred Contracts by Caroline Myss

Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential by Caroline Myss My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you want to make your life more meaningful and more fulfilled, this book gives you a powerful and specific means to do it. I … Continue reading

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