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The One Book Meme

OK, Kevin at Biblicalia made me do it.

1. One book that changed your life.
Furrow, St. Josemaria Escriva

2. One book that you’ve read more than once:
The Rise of Christianity, Rodney Stark

3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
The Bible

4. One book that made you laugh:
Helena, Evelyn Waugh

5. One book that made you cry:
A brief memoir written by my dad, found by my sister after he died

6. One book that you wish had been written:
Acts of the Apostles in India, by a Luke-like companion of St. Thomas

7. One book that you wish had never been written:
BabyWise, Gary Ezzo et al.

8. One book you’re currently reading:
The Theology of St. Cyril of Alexandria: A Critical Appreciation, ed. Thomas Weinandy and Daniel Keating

9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
John Chrysostom and the Jews: Rhetoric and Reality in the Late 4th Century, Robert Louis Wilken

10. Now tag five people:
Penn Jacobs, Rod Bennett, Maureen Wittmann, Chris Bailey [Yes, I can count. My son removed his name from the list!]

5 thoughts on “The One Book Meme

  1. Your son also doesn’t blog…

  2. What is so bad about BabyWise? I have not seen it- but I used the Ezzo’s ‘Parenting Newborns’ twenty years ago and found it not nearly as strict as some things my mom had been told to do when she was bottle feeding me and my sibs 50 years ago. Obviously couples need to work with their doctors to be sure a baby is gaining weight whatever approach one takes.

  3. I’lll leave the experts in various fields to comment on BabyWise. This is a small sampling of what’s available:

  4. I’m with Mike on BabyWise.

    Michael can be a guest blogger on my blog so that he can answer the questions. I’m not doing it if Michael’s not doing it. :-)

  5. Good call on “Babywise”, Mike. I was tagged too; here’s my list.

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