What is your contradictory read? July is #ContradictoryReader Month.

We all have books that we have read in private, and even worse, we may harbor a secret love for them. These books may have elicited taboo emotions, even though they are apparently contrary reads that don’t quite mesh with what we are traditionally thought to enjoy. ┬áPersonally, I have no such shame because I…

Review of “Fields of Blood:Religion and the History of Violence” by: Karen Armstrong

Amazon/Barnes & Nobles/ Books-A-Million/Goodreads In our ideologically polarized world, one thing that two sharply-contrasting groups militant fundamentalists or atheists, on either end of the theism and atheism spectrum, is an extremely facile grasp on history. Facts merely become an easily domesticated, tamable beast, to some members of both these groups, who feel that history should…