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I want to read the important books

Discussion in 'Members' Introductions' started by Joe Mabala, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. Joe Mabala

    Joe Mabala New Member

    Jul 19, 2019
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    Hi Im getting on. Almost 60. I need to read the important books. The ones that point to life's meaning. Apart from the Bible of course. Ive read some Dostoyevsky and he is probably my favourite. Now on to Chesterton. he is challenging to comprehend but Im ploughing through Orthodoxy. Maybe Im kidding myself I am an intellectual Christian.
    Ive always been a fan of the classics though. Rarely do I read a book by modern authors.
    Should I just lighten up and read comics?
  2. regdog

    regdog Moderator Staff Member

    Jun 22, 2008
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    Classics are great but why limit yourself. Any book can be life inspiring and meaningful to a person. There may be some genres that will be of no interest to you, but why not branch out into more modern authors, or try a different classic.

    As for comics, some of them are brilliant allegories of humankind,, what we go through and our history.
  3. sparkchaser

    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

    Aug 9, 2007
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    Currently Reading:
    between the lines
    Admin Post
    You do whatever feels right.

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