Review of “Unfashionable” – Tullian Tchividjian

I picked up this book at the recommendation of my pastor. The books he calls on me to read are generally on target for my life. This, combined with the fact that Tullian Tchividjian (the book’s author) is the grandson of the great Billy Graham, inspired me to go ahead and pick it up. After just a few pages into the book, I mentally classified it as one of many Christian cliche’ books where much of little value is said about little of great value. As usual, I still performed my reading with pen in hand and underlined thoughts that had spurned some thought it me. Continue reading “Review of “Unfashionable” – Tullian Tchividjian”

Review of “The Fountainhead” – Ayn Rand

I am not sure if this was a fiction novel or a dialog on the hidden thoughts and actions of man. The battles between selfishness and selflessness, egoism and altruism, individualism and collectivism, freedom and compulsion are brought to light in a way that will cause you to question the motives of your own actions in this day and time. One statement from this book sums it all up and is a direct tie to her next book, Atlas Shrugged (an equally great work):

“I will live my life for no man, and ask that no man live his life for me.” Continue reading “Review of “The Fountainhead” – Ayn Rand”

Review of “Blink” – Malcolm Gladwell

Blink is a book that seeks to give insight into our intuition. What is it that a man thinks when he is not conscious of his thought? and why? Can our first impressions be trusted? Though I did enjoy much of the insight gained from this book, I do not believe it will have the lasting effect on my life that his surrounding works, Tipping Point and Outliers, have. Nonetheless, well worth the read.