Books read in 2017

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There are different types of people out there, and some think it is rather odd to share a list of books of read for the year. “Who cares?” However, please know, that among readers, sharing book lists (as well as reading plans for the year to come) is common. I enjoy perusing these lists.

Also, in regards to different folks out there, some are flabbergasted that anyone could or would read so many books. Reading more than about 10 books is considered amazing or odd by some. “Don’t you have anything better to do?” However, among serious readers, my reading of 40 books is a low number actually! Some read 100 or more books a year.

But the number of books read is in one sense a useless figure. I know one serious and prolific reader who does not keep track of the number. The type of books…

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About jamesbradfordpate

My name is James Pate. I study the History of Biblical Interpretation at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio, as part of its Ph.D. program. I have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting.
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