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July 28th, 2006
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My friend William Weedon "tagged" me to participate in one of these…tag things. Like him, I don’t go in much for these, but I too found this one intriguing.

1. One book that changed your life:
"The Book of Concord"
"The Hammer of God" by Bo Giertz
"The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel" by Dr. C.F.W. Walther
"Confessions" by St. Augustine
[sorry, I can't pick only one]

2. One book , other than the Bible, that you’ve read more than once:
Patrick O’Brian’s novels
Book of Concord
Bible
Walther
Giertz
[sorry, again, can't name just one]

3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
Bible, Hymnal, Book of Concord
Patrick O’Brians novels

4. One book that made you laugh:
Any book by Scott Adams or Dave Berry. I laugh myself silly.

5. One book that made you cry:
"Hammer of God" by Giertz

6. One book that you wish had been written:
Martin Luther’s autobiography

7. One book that you wish had never been written:
The Koran

8. One book you’re currently reading:
Lars Walker "Year of the Warrior"

9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
"The Right Stuff" by Tom Wolff

10.  Tag others. 
Aardvark, Petersen, Pepperkorn

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  1. Matthew J. Surburg, M.D.
    July 31st, 2006 at 08:34 | #1

    1. One book that changed your life:
    “The Gift of Fear” by Gavin de Becker (I wouldn’t say it changed my life, but it has changed my approach to risky situations)
    2. One book , other than the Bible, that you’ve read more than once:
    “Ben-Hur” by Lew Wallace
    3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
    “The Lord Will Answer” from CPH
    4. One book that made you laugh:
    “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott – especially the scene where the Black Knight visits Friar Tuck
    5. One book that made you cry:
    “Les Miserables” by Victor Hugo
    6. One book that you wish had been written:
    Aubrey/Maturin #21
    If I’m not restricted to just books, I would say either the Beethoven Requiem or the fourth movement of Bruckner’s 9th….
    7. One book that you wish had never been written:
    “Everyone a Minister” by Oscar Feucht
    8. One book you’re currently reading:
    “The Americans: the National Experience” by Daniel Boorstin
    9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
    Let’s see, where to begin…
    Williams’ “Obstetrics”
    “The City of God” by St. Augustine
    Aubrey/Maturin #17-20
    “The Second World War” by Winston Churchill
    “This is My Body” by Hermann Sasse

  2. August 8th, 2006 at 22:35 | #2

    I too am reading year of the warrior by lars walker
    upon the advice of this Dr. Vieth via this blog i read Blood and Judgment, Wolf Time and am currently as I said on warrior
    good stuff

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