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Beginnings

Posted by Joseph Dindinger on

One moment I was browsing social media half-heartedly, allowing my brain to slow down from a rough day at work. The next, my brain was racing in a million directions, my imagination captured by a small, insignificant to most, announcement: the Sunrise Centenary Edition inventory was up for sale. Books have fascinated me as far back as I can remember. Growing up on the mission field, we didn't have a library to browse through, so every book in the house, except those cryptic tomes in papa's office, was a precious treasure to be read and re-read. The best of these...

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God of Fire

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Turning his back on Christianity, a good friend of mine explained his thinking on social media. The gist of it was: “... any God who would allow a horrible, nightmarish, place of eternal punishment containing people who simply believed the wrong thing arbitrarily, would be a terrible God. Not even bad people deserve such a place from a just God ... eternally.” Interestingly, George MacDonald, undoubtedly closer to the heart of God than most Christians, repeatedly said similar things in his writings over a hundred years ago, such as this: “If sin must be kept alive, then hell must be...

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Introduction to the Sunrise Centenary Editions

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A Bibliography of 20th Century New Editions of MacDonald's Works, in both Redacted and Original Formats, Reissued by Michael Phillips. During the final forty years of the last century, Scottish author George MacDonald (1824-1905) produced some 53 volumes of great diversity, mostly novels but also including poetry, fairy tales, sermons, short stories, and literary essays. Though in his time MacDonald was one of Britain's top-selling and most respected authors, in the twentieth century his books gradually became unavailable. The time eventually came when not a single original full-length novel, not a single volume of poetry, not a single original sermon,...

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Welcome to Wise Path Books

Posted by Joseph Dindinger on

Hello dear reader! Welcome to our simple, online bookstore with amazing books to sell. We do not know yet the full extent of our little shop; what we will sell, what we will write about, what we will do.  But we do know that our goal is to help Christians grow.  Grow closer to God and closer to our brothers and sisters.  To that end, we are beginning to sell original and edited works of one of the men who walked with God, over a century ago, with a closeness that many of us can only long for. George MacDonald...

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