Mr. J. D. A. Bloor

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Location: Manchester, England


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Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro (Intel Dual Core i5 2.5G&hellip by Apple
282 of 317 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars From MAC!!, 30 July 2012
Before you read this review, two things are worth pointing out.

Firstly, before I bought this Laptop, I had only ever used a Windows computer. And secondly, the price tag is there for a reason. It's because it's worth every penny.

I used Windows to it's maximum potential, and there is nothing wrong with Windows, but for years I felt as if something was missing...And please forgive me for saying this, but I have found what was missing.


Apple is not lying when it says that this laptop is 'not just an ordinary laptop'. It really isn't. And that is the prime difference I found with Windows, they always seemed "dull", and were often too… Read more
Martin Luther: The Christian Between God and Death by Richard Marius
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I am using this book, among many, to write my dissertation at the moment. And after being taught about the negative and weak arguments based on subjectivity, it makes you wonder how this book was ever published at such a well established University.

Sentences such as, "what kind of a God would do that to his own creation" makes you wonder if Marius wrote this book to vent his atheistic anger.

Glad to see a comment from a humanist who disagrees with this.

Overall, do not read for the sake of believing the authors bias, but read it for scholarly use.
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Chri&hellip by Timothy Keller
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Although there are a lot of authors floating around who are repeatedly compared and hyped up as the 'next C.S. Lewis', it is fair to say that Timothy Keller deserves the comparison.

This brilliant book manages to expand upon one of the many parables Jesus taught - 'The Prodigal Son'. However, although this parable is often focused heavily on the mercy of the father towards the son, Keller makes the alternative point that in fact it is far worse to be the elder brother, rather than the younger one (ultimately concluding that you should strive to be neither, but an in between brother).

Although I would love to review this book extensively I do not have the time… Read more

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