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#12009948 - 05/02/17 what are you currently reading ?  
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Besides guns, one of my other interests is reading (history, military memoirs, American history).

I'm currently reading "John Adams" by David McCullough.

In the long line after, I have on deck "Truman" also by McCullough, and "1776" again, by McCullough.

I find it refreshing to jump from one point in history to another, then back again. Keeps me interested. I won't even get into how many memoirs I have in my collection from WWII, mostly from the German perspective. Actually, I'd say it's pretty evenly divided. I just ordered six more books tonight, mainly focusing on the Founding Fathers. On a big Revolutionary War kick as of late.

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#12011459 - 05/03/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: pyrexjarflower34]  
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Very interesting book!

#12012435 - 05/03/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: pyrexjarflower34]  
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Just finished The Perfect Pass by S.C. Gwynne, which traces the development of the "Air Raid" offense that has infected football. Very informative book.


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#12014127 - 05/04/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: pyrexjarflower34]  
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I'm reading "American Betrayal" by Diana West. It's not a fun read.


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#12015519 - 05/05/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: g5m]  
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Young Earth by Frank Morris -- an apologetic for a 6-10k year old earth by using a historical-grammatical interpretation of Genesis.

FYI, radioisotope dating is not accurate between the different isotopes and even if it were, it would call for uniformitarianism or a physical steady-state decay rate which, at very best for the evolutionist, is arguable - highly.

Very informative.

#12022071 - 05/08/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: 5sdad]  
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Originally Posted by 5sdad
Just finished The Perfect Pass by S.C. Gwynne, which traces the development of the "Air Raid" offense that has infected football. Very informative book.


i have read it before, i find it very interesting...

#12022076 - 05/08/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: George_De_Vries_3rd]  
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Originally Posted by George_De_Vries_3rd

Young Earth by Frank Morris -- an apologetic for a 6-10k year old earth by using a historical-grammatical interpretation of Genesis.

FYI, radioisotope dating is not accurate between the different isotopes and even if it were, it would call for uniformitarianism or a physical steady-state decay rate which, at very best for the evolutionist, is arguable - highly.

Very informative.


an apologetic for a 6-10k year old earth --i guess this is my next book. can i find it on amazon ?

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Originally Posted by George_De_Vries_3rd

Young Earth by Frank Morris -- an apologetic for a 6-10k year old earth by using a historical-grammatical interpretation of Genesis.

FYI, radioisotope dating is not accurate between the different isotopes and even if it were, it would call for uniformitarianism or a physical steady-state decay rate which, at very best for the evolutionist, is arguable - highly.

Very informative.


Would that be John Morris?


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#12026938 - 05/11/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: pyrexjarflower34]  
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The Reformation by Will Durant. I'm about ¾ through a 1,000 page history of the Reformation of the Roman Catholic Church leading to Protestantism. Very interesting and very enlightening.

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#12050990 - 05/24/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: pyrexjarflower34]  
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Dynasty by Tom Holland

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Almost done, pretty good. Don't love his writing style but the subject matter is great.




#12081992 - 06/09/17 Re: what are you currently reading ? [Re: pyrexjarflower34]  
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I've read several of McCullough's books, and must say that I've enjoyed them all. Check out his bio of Harry S. Truman if you can.

I'm just finishing up "Clash of the Carriers", about the "Great Marianas Turkey Shoot". Fixing to get into "Observing Hancock", about Union General Winfield S. Hancock at Gettysburg.
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