Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Austin Titles

Returned yesterday evening from a great trip to Austin. Lots of good things about that trip. One of them was collecting book titles that came up during conversations. I tried to write them down, and here's my list:

Fehrenback, Lone Star: a History of Texas and Texans

De Vaca, The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca

Bell, Love Wins: a Book about Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Everyone Who Ever Lived

Wright, Paul for Everyone; The Prison Letters: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossions, Philemon

Lehman, Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879: the Story and Life of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians

Eckert, The Frontiersmen.

Kirkegaard, Training in Christianity

Berry, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays of Wendell Berry

Merton, Opening the Bible

And speaking of the Bible, I had along with me Wright's The Last Word: Scripture and the Authority of God - Getting Beyond the Bible Wars. What a refreshing book to read amidst the disintegration of the PC(USA).

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