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Reflections on philosophy, theology and just observations on life.

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The first epistle of H. N. A crying-voyce of the holye spirit of loue. Translated out of Base-almayne into English. (1574)
Christopher Vitell Hendrik Niclaes
The Works of James Arminius, Volume 1
James Arminius
Politics, Law, and Morality: Essays by V.S. Soloviev
Vladimir Wozniuk, Vladimir S. Soloviev
Meditations on the Soul: Selected Letters
Marsilio Ficino
The Complete Poetry and Prose
David V. Erdman, William Blake, Harold Bloom
The Encyclopedia of Philosophy (8 Volumes in 4)
Paul Edwards
Cambridge Platonist Spirituality
Charles Taliaferro
Wellsprings of Faith: The Imitation of Christ; The Dark Night of the Soul; The Interior Castle
Juan de la Cruz, Teresa of Ávila, Thomas à Kempis
Paul and the Stoics
Troels Engberg-Pedersen
Locke: Two Treatises of Government (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
Peter Laslett, John Locke
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reviewed: Commentary on the Augsburg Confession
This was a great book that really illustrates where Schwenckfeld and Lutherans differed on very important issues. I identify ...
Commentary on the Augsburg Confession - Caspar Schwenkfeld
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reviewed: Stephen bar Sudaili, the Syrian mystic, and the book of Hierotheos
Interesting book on this little known Syrian mystic who seems to have had some connection to the author of the Dionysian corp...
Stephen bar Sudaili, the Syrian mystic, and the book of Hierotheos - Arthur L. Frothingham
October 2014
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reviewed: Trinity and Creation: A Selection of Works of Hugh, Richard and Adam of St Victor
This was very good collection of writings from the Victorine theologians. Hugh and Richard are both great writers and their c...
Trinity and Creation: A Selection of Works of Hugh, Richard and Adam of St Victor - Boyd Taylor Coolman, Grover A. Zinn, Hugh Feiss, Boyd Taylor Coolman and Dale M. Coulter
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September 2014
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reviewed: The Incarnation of Jesus Christ
All in all a good work. The book retains it's Christian theme and affords some sound spiritual insight. In many of his books,...
The Incarnation of Jesus Christ - Jacob Boehme
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September 2014
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reviewed: Divine Love and Wisdom
I had read Swedenborg's Heaven And Hell some time ago and thought it was a decent book, albeit somewhat delusory. This one I ...
Divine Love and Wisdom - Emanuel Swedenborg, Gregory R. Johnson, Jonathan S. Rose, George F. Dole
reviewed: The Trinity
I had read Augustine's City Of God a few years ago and I was impressed with it, although I didn't agree with all of Augustine...
The Trinity - Augustine of Hippo, Edmund Hill, John E. Rotelle
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August 2014
07
reviewed: Peter Sterry: Platonist and Puritan 1613 1672
I like Peter Sterry quite a bit. His thought is both mystical and fairly dense in complexity. I came across him while studyin...
Peter Sterry: Platonist and Puritan 1613 1672 - Vivian de Sola Pinto
July 2014
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reviewed: De Trinitate: On the Trinity
I've been working on going through all of the relevant church writings regarding the Trinity. Hilary was an obvious resource....
De Trinitate: On the Trinity - St. Hilary of Poitiers, Paul A. Böer Sr.
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July 2014
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reviewed: Freedom, Faith, and Dogma: Essays by V.S. Soloviev on Christianity and Judaism
Along with Kierkegaard, Soloviev is one of my favorite Christian philosophers. This book is a collection of essays that follo...
Freedom, Faith, and Dogma: Essays by V.S. Soloviev on Christianity and Judaism - Vladimir Wozniuk
June 2014
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reviewed: Philosophical Inquiries into the Nature of Human Freedom
This is the second book I've read by Schelling and the premise is a perennial favorite among philosophers. This book borrows ...
Philosophical Inquiries into the Nature of Human Freedom - Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
June 2014
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May 2014
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reviewed: Eight Writings On Christian Beliefs
I really like Caspar Schwenckfeld. He is one of my favorite reformers. I was turned on to him by reading extracts in Protesta...
Eight Writings On Christian Beliefs - Caspar Schwenckfeld
May 2014
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reviewed: Philosophical and Theological Works Volume 3
I am rather fascinated by John Hutchinson. He is almost completely unknown outside of scholarly circles. He is mainly remembe...
Philosophical and Theological Works Volume 3 - Hutchinson John 1674-1737
reviewed: The interest of reason in religion with the import use of scripture-metaphors, and the nature of the union betwixt Christ; believers: with reflections ... the knowledg of Jesus Christ, (1675)
Robert Ferguson was a 17th century English Non-conformist. He was later tried as a plotter against the crown.He is an example...
The interest of reason in religion with the import use of scripture-metaphors, and the nature of the union betwixt Christ; believers: with reflections ... the knowledg of Jesus Christ, (1675) - Robert Ferguson
reviewed: Hymns and Fragments
Holderlin was one among a group of German Romantic poets that were on the periphery of German Idealism. Along with Novalis an...
Hymns and Fragments - Friedrich Hölderlin
reviewed: This Tragic Gospel: How John Corrupted the Heart of Christianity
This book is so incredibly poor that it is a sad testament to the incompetence of the publishing world and the gullibility of...
This Tragic Gospel: How John Corrupted the Heart of Christianity - Louis A. Ruprecht Jr.
reviewed: George Fox: A Christian Mystic
I'm not actually big on the Quakers as a whole, but I think George Fox was sincere in his faith and probably had a genuine re...
George Fox: A Christian Mystic - George Fox, Hugh McGregor Ross
reviewed: Spiritual Warfare and Six Other Spiritual Writings
I came across Peter Of John Olivi while rereading my Encyclopedia Of Apocalypticism series. He was interesting in that he was...
Spiritual Warfare and Six Other Spiritual Writings - Pierre Jean Olivi