DrChris

"Chris"
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (18 of 21)
Location: London, UK
Anniversary: 22 Feb
Birthday: 19 Oct
 

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A Brief Theology of Sport by Lincoln Harvey
A Brief Theology of Sport by Lincoln Harvey
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
In this elegant and readable book, Harvey presents a theology of sport in two parts.

In the first, he offers a crisp historical overview of the church's reaction to and interaction with sport, including a couple of case studies. This sets the scene for a theologically robust dogmatic argument in part two. In this section, Harvey skilfully develops a truly lovely theological argument, and he does so with language even the nonspecialist can follow. His conclusions tie together the two parts of this book very neatly, and the vision he proposes is as simple as it is jarring and lovely: in sport, we "resonate with our own contingency" and as we will "always be… Read more
Causation: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short I&hellip by Stephen Mumford
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very well written, 24 Dec 2013
This is an excellent introduction to matters relating to causality. It is remarkably clearly written and despite its size manages to guide the reader through a host of complex issues. The authors also do not patronise their readers when explaining terms. Those who have already read Pearl etc. may find that this is way too simplistic for them, but perhaps not - the scope of matters covered is impressive.
1001 Deadly Checkmates by John Nunn
1001 Deadly Checkmates by John Nunn
5.0 out of 5 stars Exceptional, 6 April 2013
I enjoy chess puzzle books, but this is my favourite so far. I read it on the Kindle and the diagrams are all large and clear. Highly recommended

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