A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life

A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life
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I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe, –that unless I believed, I should not understand.-- St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Friday, March 22, 2013

On Not Posting Book Reviews

Methoblogger, Craig Adams will never post book reviews on his blog.
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I never post book reviews, and I never intend to. I know that book reviews are a staple of the blogosphere and I could get free books sometimes if I were willing to review them.

I hate writing book reviews. I just won't do it. There are lots of reasons.

But, one of the main reasons I will never post a book review on this site is because I don't ever want to give anyone the idea that reading my review is a substitute for reading the book!

And, now I need to be honest: that's the attitude I take toward book reviews on other people's blogs. If I see a review of a book with which I am marginally interested, I say to myself: oh, good, I can read this review and save myself from taking the time to read the book.
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You can read Craig's entire post here.

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