Category Archives: Books

Book Reflection: Hula, Multo, Faith Healing, ATBP. By Hiram Pangilinan

As a child, I remember my school bus mates exchanging stories of seeing or hearing manananggals* and tik-tiks*. In fifth grade, I witnessed two classmates being possessed by those who claim to be spirits of rape/murder victims. In college, I … Continue reading

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“Rubble and Redemption” (a book reflection)

Generally, I don’t do book reviews because I often fail to be objective about the things I’ve read, so I’m calling it a book reflection instead. For a news article describing the book, click here. In case you’re too bored … Continue reading

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Not really another gospel…

I got this book from my ninang, and since I’m down with fever and am unable to sleep, I might as well spend my resting time reading: "If you drop a cockroach in juice, people won’t drink the juice. Ask … Continue reading

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Dictiommentary

Nilalangaw na ‘tong blog ko ah. malagyan nga ng entries… Welcome To Benj’s Twisted Dictionary With Commentary FORMAL LABORATORY REPORTS (eyp-el-ar)- What i do most of the time. syn: buhay,  library research, borrowing books, typing with MS word, reading,  calculating … Continue reading

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Interesting or Alarming?

The following is an excerpt from Manong Willy Girao’s book, "Attractive Christians in the Everyday World":     Research on present-day church growth has identified some key elements that bring about the rapid growth of churches. Interestingly, the quality of … Continue reading

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