Stars: 4 of 5 This is one of those short audiobooks that I had to immediately listen to again. This doesn't happen much, but every now and then I finish a book, typically on religion or mythology, and I just have to share it with my husband. I personally love the definition of mythology espoused... Continue Reading →
Again, there is way too much in this one to do more than this chapter. Maybe we'll speed things up a bit down the road.The king of Persia has banished Queen Vashti for refusing to come show off her beauty at a party that it may not even have been appropriate for her to be at... Continue Reading →
- Of course if no one had ever been exposed to dangerous ideas from scandalous women, Christianity itself would not have had its unique beginning nor its glorious history, but whatever. -Because in the end, we aren’t punished for our sins as much as we are punished by our sins.
I have come to realize that all the saints I’ve known have been accidental ones — people who inadvertently stumbled into redemption like they were looking for something else at the time, people who have just a wee bit of a drinking problem and manage to get sober and help others to do the same, people who... Continue Reading →
I know I said that my next audiobook was going to be Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, but I was interrupted by an insistent request. My husband rarely asks me to check out a book he's read, so I was intrigued that he asked me to listen to this book, suggesting that it may help... Continue Reading →
Nowhere has the advancement of women’s rights been easy, in great part because it collides with the twin powers of culture and religion.