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Helpful votes received on reviews: 67% (12 of 18)
Location: Stansted, England
Birthday: 22 Jan
 

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The New Jerusalem Bible: Reader's Edition (NJB Bib&hellip by Edited by Henry Wansbrough
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars THE BIBLE, 25 July 2014
Bible in English...this drama's been going on for over 600 years with one really nasty twist to it called Henry VIII...
As a person not born in an English speaking country I was quite surprised that there's so many different translations, I was also surprised how much of Henry VIII's “I do what I want” attitude is still very much alive in this very delicate subject.
When I started researching and looking for the most reliable translation in English The Jerusalem Bible wasn't even mentioned on those websites and then I found out about it and found out it is being used in Vatican and I found out it was mostly work of the French and I knew exactly what happened...
It's bit like… Read more
Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan &hellip by Pope Benedict XVI
To me one of the most important books I've ever read.
Don't just read it, study it slowly, read few pages and have a good think about what You've just read. Every single word matters, every single phrase is worth memorizing. It's a meditation of a lifetime in relationship with God – worth more than any treasure in this world.
The Church of Mercy: His First Major Book - A Mess&hellip by Pope Francis
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Search no more!, 25 May 2014
I often asked myself questions: What else can I do for God? How can I improve my Christian ways? And While bookshops are full of sources getting equal chance of being read as book of Pope I chose book written by Pope.
Why? Simply beacause you can only become Pope if you live remarkable life and you gather remarkable knowledge and I'd rather hear voice of an "expert" first before voices of historians, philosophers or freelance writers no matter how attractive their books seem to be.
I've definitely made the right choice because in "The Church Of Mercy" I've found most of answers to my questions written in a very plain and easy to understand language. I literally… Read more