Archives for November 2010

Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Wesley Vander Lugt

Kelly M. Kapic, with Justin Borger, God So Loved, He Gave: Entering the Movement of Divine Generosity (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010). 281 pp. $19.99/£12.99. Reviewed by Wesley Vander Lugt PhD Candidate University of St Andrews Editor, Transpositions It is rare to recommend a book without any reservations, but Go So Loved, He Gave is that sort [Read More…]

The NIV 2011: All the Changes

I don’t know if you’ve seen this website, but it incredibly sorts out all differences in the NIV, TNIV, and NIV 2011. A must-save link … Thoughts? [Read more…]

Weekly Meanderings

Doodling art in the Q-5 series. Speaking of Dan Kimball’s doodling, check out this Dan Kimball look-alike. (And, by the way, have a good one Dan.) I don’t often comment on the Weekly Meanderings we post, but this week’s batch emerges from reading some great bloggers and posts … so here’s a sampling: Drew Dyck, [Read More…]

There’s a place called …

Kokomo! Seriously, The Beach Boys are America’s greatest band. Second in the world only to The Beatles. It doesn’t even matter if Tony thinks otherwise. And a perfect song for Faculty Meeting: [Read more…]

Derek Jeter Copies LeBron

Derek Jeter, evidently, thinks he’s worth bundles. To the tune of $150 million over six years. Derek didn’t pay attention to what happened to LeBron. This report is from Hardball Talk. That according to Bill Madden of the Daily News. It was at least his starting point, and even if he has come down in [Read More…]

Joe Carter on Airport Security

At First Things, Joe Carter takes on Charles Krauthammer, who essentially thinks the current system isn’t what it says it is and opts instead for more profiling: You might assume that preventing a similar type of attack would be a national security priority. You might assume that measures that prevent terrorist from boarding aircraft with [Read More…]

Those who never hear the gospel 2

This post is the second one in a series by David Opderbeck. This is the second post in my series on Gavin D’Costa, Christianity and World Religions: Disputed Questions in the Theology of Religions.  The first post is here.  In this post I’ll jump to the last chapter of the book to consider D’Costa’s proposal regarding [Read More…]

Miracles as Deeds of Mercy?

I got this from a reader, and thought it would be the subject for a good discussion. How would you answer his questions? I was hesitant to write this because I know you’re busy and I don’t want to treat you like “my personal study Bible”. However, there has been something on my mind lately. [Read More…]

Presidential Proclamation of Thanksgiving

A beloved American tradition, Thanksgiving Day offers us the opportunity to focus our thoughts on the grace that has been extended to our people and our country.  This spirit brought together the newly arrived Pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe — who had been living and thriving around Plymouth, Massachusetts for thousands of years — in [Read More…]

Getting the Puritans Right

From David Hall, in NYTimes and a professor at Harvard Divinity School: Why does it matter whether we get the Puritans right or not? The simple answer is that it matters because our civil society depends, as theirs did, on linking an ethics of the common good with the uses of power. In our society, [Read More…]