Passover: A Review

Passover, a supernatural thriller co-written by Aphrodite Anagnost and Robert P. Arthur (Koehler Books 2015), is set in present-day Virginia in the small town of Zebulon, which is based on a real location near author Aphrodite Anagnost’s home. The novel weaves elements of religion,…
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A Story of Transformation

Looking for Lydia; Looking for God,written by retired English teacher Dean Robertson, is a story of transformation. Set in Norfolk, it describes the changes that occur in a few women who attend a weekly Bible study led by the author, who is recovering from…
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Getting To Know a Supreme Court Justice

If you are like me, you probably put the Supreme Court Justices on a pedestal just one rung below the 12 apostles. Clothed in severe black robes, representing the final pillars of justice in the United States, they hardly seemed to have anything in…
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A Woman’s Pioneer Struggle

If you are one of the many waiting for the next season of Downton Abbey to see if Mary and Matthew can finally find happiness, you might want to consider reading Vera Brittain’s Testament of Youth (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Reissue edition, 2009, 600 pages,…
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