Archives for December 30, 2012

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:   Thoughts on the history of reading Jack Rakove reviews Kevin Phillips’s 1775: A Good Year for a Revolution Alan Jacobs: “A Christmas Thought About Guns“ How to show them you want the job Christmas in 1776 and 1739 Writing fiction vs. writing non-fiction   [Read More…]


If it didn’t exist, you couldn’t invent the New York Times. Today’s paper has an interesting and fair-minded piece by Amy O’Leary about various emerging church ventures in big cities, and how they are trying new tactics to reach younger markets. All fair enough. The title of the article, though, is a jaw dropping Building [Read More…]