Dr. P. Kautt

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (124 of 178)
Location: Cambridge, UK

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Nameless Dwarf book 1: A Dwarf With No Name by D.P. Prior
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
This is the second book I've read from Prior and I am again thoroughly impressed. Prior quickly captures the reader's interest with a teaser about who the nameless dwarf is and why he is so feared. Though Nameless' first appearance is more than 20 pages into the book, the reader is already anxious about him well before he arrives on the scene (in a way slightly reminiscent of the shark in 'Jaws'). Although the reasons behind Nameless' reputation is partially revealed in his regret-tinged ruminations later in the book, I would have liked a bit more development in this area--perhaps an encounter with someone who had narrowly escaped him previously?

The story line is suspenseful and… Read more
Five Pillars of the Spiritual Life by Robert Spitzer
9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
I just finished this book and found it not only extremely useful but also riveting. I had seen Fr. Spitzer's accompanying EWTN series and wanted to buy the book to delve even deeper into the issues he covered. I was not disappointed. But do not feel 'put off' if you've not seen his television series. Everything he covers there is covered here but here it is done in much more depth.

Spitzer explains his points in a coherent and easy to follow manner that adds significant depth to what he covers in the series. He guides you through ways of not only bringing yourself closer to God, making progress on a daily basis, but also avoiding the many pitfalls, deceptions and traps the… Read more
The Theology of the Body Made Simple: An Introduct&hellip by Anthony Percy
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Percy's short monograph gives a clear, easy to follow explanation of Catholic teaching on sex as illuminated by Pope John Paul II. If you want to know what the Church REALLY believes about sex, then this is the book for you!

Shattering common misperceptions, Percy outlines how, according to the Catholic Church, sex, far from being 'bad' or 'evil', is the most intimate act of giving oneself entirely to another person, holding absolutely nothing back. While the prospect of giving everything you are to another person and trusting him/her completely with your heart and soul may seem terrifying to some, it is for this precise reason that the Church teaches that sex is reserved for… Read more

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