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God's Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England
God's Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent - meticulously researched yet easy to read and entertaining., 19 April 2014
God's Traitors is neither a hagiography or a - what I like to call it - "High History" book that focuses on major political events and turning points, analyzing them from a conventional historical perspective. Rather, it follows the Vaux family and its entourage around England a time of fierce anti-Catholic persecution.

The book's task is clearly that of setting out and detailing the everyday existence of a fairly standard noble family during trying times. It does so magnificently and, by reading it, one can clearly grasp the trials and sufferings they had to endure. As such, it reads very much as a novel, even though the actual twists and turns recorded therein are - as hard as it is to believe - historical facts. The author has clearly undertaken a vast research in order to record said history very precisely, and has presented the information in a manner that makes it accessible to both the mature historian, the budding academic, as well as the average novel-reader. In sum: a must-read for all!


Watermelons: How Environmentalists are Killing the Planet, Destroying the Economy and Stealing Your Children's Future
Watermelons: How Environmentalists are Killing the Planet, Destroying the Economy and Stealing Your Children's Future
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3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars eye-opener, 17 Mar 2014
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As a climate change sceptic myself, this book helped me strengthen my belief that global warming is one of the most outlandish hoaxes ever perpetrated in modern history. The book is very witty and enjoyable, yet thoroughly researched and well substantiated.


The American Civil War: History in an Hour
The American Civil War: History in an Hour
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5.0 out of 5 stars Concise, 15 Mar 2014
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The book is great for anyone who wishes to refresh his/her memory on the Civil War. It covers all the main themes and events that characterized the great American conflict.


Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus of Nazareth
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4.0 out of 5 stars Benedict XVI - a Doctor of the Church?, 15 Mar 2014
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The final part of Benedict XVI's series on the life of Our Lord tackles the theological meaning of Jesus' infancy by mainly focusing on Luke's Gospel. Although not as compelling as Part Two, the book is another clear demonstration of Ratzinger's intelligent and insightful reading of the New Testament. His work allows us to draw closer to Jesus by gaining a multi-layered understanding of even the simplest of events in Our Lord's extraordinary life. I reccommend the book to everyone who wants to gain a deeper theological understanding of what Jesus' life means for us.


True Devotion to Mary: With Preparation for Total Consecration
True Devotion to Mary: With Preparation for Total Consecration
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The basis of Catholicism, 15 Mar 2014
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St Monfort explains how important Marian devotion is if one wishes to get close to her Son. Theologically sound and approved by the Church, the book expounds on the topic by using both Scripture and Tradition, showing us that Mary is the easiest and surest way for us to draw closer to Jesus. I thoroughly reccommend the Consecration to all Catholics who are particularly devoted to Mary.


Speck CandyShell Clip-On Case Cover for iPhone 5/5S - Black/Slate Grey
Speck CandyShell Clip-On Case Cover for iPhone 5/5S - Black/Slate Grey
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4.0 out of 5 stars Overpirced, 15 Mar 2014
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Quality product from an excellent brand. However, the cost is somewhat high considered the purpose of this cover. Kept it for about 6 months before it broke, so I guess it's not too bad!


1001Cables - Mouse Mat Black - Mouse Pad
1001Cables - Mouse Mat Black - Mouse Pad
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3.0 out of 5 stars No major issues, 15 Mar 2014
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A normal mouse mat. No issues to report. Serves its purpose as described and arrived promptly. Buy it if you need it


An Introduction to Ancient Mesopotamian Religion
An Introduction to Ancient Mesopotamian Religion
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very useful for a quick review on the topic, 15 Mar 2014
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I purchased this book a few years ago before an exam I had on the topic. It beautifully summarizes the topic of Mesopotamian religion and is dutifully divided in short and clear chapters. I reccommend this book to anyone who needs to clear their head on such a complicated historical period!


Catholic Catechism of Saint Pius X (1908)
Catholic Catechism of Saint Pius X (1908)
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5.0 out of 5 stars The real Catechism, 15 Mar 2014
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This is the older version of the Catechism, which was promulgated by St Pius X. It is hard-identity Catholicism, very much a breath of fresh air when compared to the current 'church-of-nice' Catechism. The Truths of the Faith are the same in both Catechisms, but this one gets to the point in a less apologetic and politically-correct manner.


The Catholic Bible | The Catholic Holy Bible - Church Authorized Douay-Rheims / Rheims-Douai / D-R / Douai Bible (ILLUSTRATED) (Bible for Kindle / Kindle Bible)
The Catholic Bible | The Catholic Holy Bible - Church Authorized Douay-Rheims / Rheims-Douai / D-R / Douai Bible (ILLUSTRATED) (Bible for Kindle / Kindle Bible)
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3.0 out of 5 stars A few typos, 15 Mar 2014
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This kindle version contains a number of typos but is nevertheless a good book to have on your Kindle or Ipad for when you travel. No commentary or sub-headings for every chapter.


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