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About my libraryI've written An Introduction to the New Testament (Hendrickson; 2nd ed. Cascade), The Letters of Paul (Liturgical Press), An Introduction to the Gospels and Acts (Eerdmans, 2008), The Conclusion of Luke-Acts (Wipf and Stock, 2008). I also enjoy great works of fiction (e.g., M. Cervantes, William Thackeray, A. Trollope, Honore de Balzac, H. Ryder Haggard, Dickens, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Thomas Hardy, Faulkner, Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Evelyn Waugh, Henry Green) good current novels (Philip Roth, Updike, Russell Banks, John Irving, Don DeLillo) history (American Civil War, Rome, Spain, Greece, European Battles), biography (e.g., Caesar, Napolean, Washington, Lincoln, Franklin), some science fiction (Philip K. Dick, R. Bradbury, K. Vonnegut W. Gibson, R. Silverberg) and mysteries (D. Sayers, A. Christie, Crispin, C. Dexter, A. C. Doyle, G. Greene), fantasy (C. S. Lewis, Tolkien, G. MacDonald), adventure (C. S. Forester, P. O'Brien, B. Cornwell, D. Pope, A. Mallinson), literary criticism (Gadamer, Ricoeur, Eco, Kermode, Alter), philosophy (S. Kierkegaard, Thomas Reid, A. Platinga), and theology (Luther, Calvin, K. Barth, D. Bonhoeffer, J. Moltmann, W. Brueggemann, N.T. Wright, W. Wink) and the Bible in its original languages (i.e., Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic). ///Quote: In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro. Translation: Everywhere I have searched for peace and nowhere found it except in a corner with a book./// "Otium sine litteris mors est et hominis vivi sepultra. ~ Leisure without literature is death, or rather the burial of a living man.----Seneca"
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