Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Book Meme

I've been tagged by Thistle, so here goes...

Here's the meme:

1. Grab the book closest to you.
2. Open to page 123, go down to the fifth sentence
2. Post the text of next 3 sentences on your blog
4. Name of the book and the author
5. Tag three people

'Finding a way to make that conform to Christian dogma was going to be some trick. Both Bacon and Albert had tried and failed. Aquinas began, "Let us assume, in accordance with the Catholic faith, that the world had a beginning in time."'

The Friar and The Cipher: Roger Bacon and the Unsolved Mystery of the Most Unusual Maunuscript in the World, by Lawrence & Nancy Goldstone.

It's a really cool book and very, very readable history. It mentioned Possession on the back, so I thought I'd have to like it.

I tag Skylanda, Greg, and Jenny.

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