Mr. James Goodman

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (50 of 53)
Location: Wales, UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 131,674 - Total Helpful Votes: 50 of 53
The Welsh Revival of 1904-1905 by Dyfed Wyn Roberts
The Welsh Revival of 1904-1905 by Dyfed Wyn Roberts
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This was an interesting book from someone who has really researched what happened during and in the immediate aftermath of the Welsh Revival. With so much uncritically positive material on the 1904-05 revival out there it is good to review why it appeared to fizzle out so quickly, as well as being inspired by the postive testimonies. The author points out that the large majority of those who were saved were essentially from a church background - not surprisingly for the times I suppose - but that churches/chapels did not always handle well those converts from an un-churched background. Some of these were labourers from the mines and quarries. The church wanted these rough diamonds to… Read more
Garden Plant-Magnolia Susan- Tulip Tree -Large Pla&hellip by Quality Plants Online
4.0 out of 5 stars It lives!, 23 Aug 2013
Plant was a gift for my father's birthday and it arrived in very good time - earlier than forecast which ensured he had it on the day. It was in need of a touch of tender loving care (hence 4 stars) but it is now thriving in the garden. Very reasonable price too, compared to our local garden centre.
The Compassion Quest by Trystan Owain Hughes
The Compassion Quest by Trystan Owain Hughes
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This was one of the four most significant books I have read to date this year (Aug 2013). To quote the author in the opening words of the book "Our greatest gift in facing our suffering is the present moment, *where God resides* (my emphasis)... the transcendent dwells in life's details. [God] is present in the people we meet, in the beauty of nature, in the bliss of silence..." The author writes beautifully out of his own personal and pastoral experiences, raising issues of awareness, acceptance and interconnectedness, relating our inner world to the world around us and the Kingdom of God. Although the book is about compassion, my take-away message was the holistic nature of the Kingdom of… Read more