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What's Up, Cicadas?

We’ve all heard them. Every warm summer afternoon, they’re there. We may not see them, but we definitely hear them. Morning, afternoon, evening, night. But how many of you have ever really looked at a cicada? 1,439 more words

Nature

Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Published in: 1936
Pages: 1009
Edition read: E-Book

Book description:
Set against the dramatic backdrop of the American Civil War, Margaret Mitchell’s epic love story is an unforgettable tale of love and loss, of a nation mortally divided and its people forever changed. 646 more words

Romance

Peter Pan by J M Barrie

Published in: 1902
Pages: 155
Edition read: E-book

Book description:
One starry night, Peter Pan and Tinker Bell lead the three Darling children over the rooftops of London and away to Neverland – the island where lost boys play, mermaids splash and fairies make mischief. 382 more words

Fantasy

The Iliad: A New Translation, a Must Read For Old Fans & those New to Homer

This is a brilliant, albeit idiosyncratic, translation of The Iliad by Peter Green.

What is interesting, for well-read fans of Homer, is the way this reading presents the story for those with no Greek. 127 more words

Reviews

Sappho Fr. 96: The moonlit girl

This is perhaps Sappho’s most beautiful fragment. She describes a girl who is as lovely as the moon at night, and yet who is consumed by her love for Atthis. 465 more words

Poetry

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Published in: 1911
Pages: 224
Edition read: E-book

Book Description:
Mistress Mary is quite contrary until she helps her garden grow. Along the way, she manages to cure her sickly cousin Colin, who is every bit as imperious as she. 384 more words

Movie Tie-In

Treating Acts as Second Century History. Early Church

This collection of essays works with the idea that Acts was written in the second century rather than the first century. It represents an older liberal view and tries to make it fresh.

Review of Biblical Literature.

Church History