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Bucket List Books: Tolstoy’s <em>Death of Ivan Ilyich</em>

Bucket List Books: Tolstoy’s Death of Ivan Ilyich

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | With the Winter Olympics taking place in Sochi the past two weeks, it’s a good time to reflect on the fact that some of the world’s best novelists come…

Bucket List Books: Why Christians should read Homer

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | Before now, this series focused primarily on Christian classics. But I’m going to interrupt our regularly scheduled program for some pre-Christian classics…

Bucket List Books: Charles Williams’ <em>Descent into Hell</em>

Bucket List Books: Charles Williams’ Descent into Hell

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | I am going to be completely up-front with you. I went back and forth on whether to review Charles Williams’ Descent into Hell . Frankly, it’s weird . There’s…

Bucket List Books: The poetry and prose of John Donne

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | This week’s column takes a slight turn from fiction and non-fiction books to look at two easily overlooked genres of great Christian literature: poetry and…

Bucket List Books: Dante’s <em>Divine Comedy</em> is a trip worth taking

Bucket List Books: Dante’s Divine Comedy is a trip worth taking

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | Dante’s Divine Comedy is, arguably, one of the greatest Christian works in the Western canon. Unfortunately, most of us were only asked to read the…

Bucket List Books: Chesterton’s <em>Father Brown</em> captures the human element

Bucket List Books: Chesterton’s Father Brown captures the human element

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | For aficionados of the world’s best fictional detectives, I have news for you: Christians can write fantastic mystery stories—and not in spite of or…

Bucket List Books: Reading my and C.S. Lewis’ favorite

Bucket List Books: Reading my and C.S. Lewis’ favorite

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | For a C.S. Lewis aficionado like me, choosing a favorite of his works is like asking me which of my five senses is my favorite. Um … all of them? After all,

Bucket List Books: The wild wonder of Chesterton’s <em>Orthodoxy</em>

Bucket List Books: The wild wonder of Chesterton’s Orthodoxy

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | I ordered G.K. Chesterton’s Orthodoxy for one of my college classes, half expecting a systematic-theology-ish book. But as I soon discovered, Chesterton was…

Bucket List Books: Why read classics like <em>The Pilgrim’s Progress</em>?

Bucket List Books: Why read classics like The Pilgrim’s Progress?

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | I don’t know what you think of when you hear the word “classic” in relation to books. I, for much of my growing up years, pictured a musty-smelling book…

 
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