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Helpful votes received on reviews: 85% (11 of 13)
Location: Ireland
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,112,435 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 13
The Balkans 1804-1999: Nationalism, War and the Gr&hellip by Misha Glenny
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
The Balkans, Europe's disorderly corner, is full of history and most of it is confused and not well understood. Western countries know very little about the region, yet many seem to have an opinion without much understanding of why the region and the peoples living there are causing so much trouble to the "orderly" world of western civilization. This book will certainly help enlighten many who don't understand the region and why it is, and will probably remain, Europe's disorderly corner for many more generations to come.
Jesus the Man: New Interpretation from the Dead Se&hellip by Barbara Thiering
9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
I belong to the mass of people that just cannot swallow the amazing stories about Jesus and his "son of God" status, however many time I attempt to read the bible. I cannot buy the idea of someone giving a virgin birth, walking on water, rising from the dead, and so on, it is just too amazing to believe. On the other hand I have always believed that the man, Jesus, existed and was a very intelligent person with wonderful ideas about human equality, compassion, etc. The book "Jesus the Man" finally brings some sense behind the amazing stories in the New Testament and makes the whole story about Jesus and his preachings belieavable, however not as some devine beeing… Read more

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