Archives for Jan 14, 2011 @ 18:09

I’m a two-spacer, thank you

Whoa, this Farhod Manjoo guy gets excited about two spaces after a period. I’m from the typewriter age and I think I use two spaces everytime. Here’s a fellow who’s been using computers since at least the mid-1980s, a guy whose globetrotting tech-wizardry has come to symbolize all that’s revolutionary about the digital age. Yet when [Read More…]

Tell me where this restaurant is…

Geeding, you are the best! [Read more…]

I’ll tell you what I think

I have been fascinated, not by Palin’s politics, but by the intensity of anger, vitriol and words that arise when she is discussed. Yes, I suppose her ordinariness and her lack of sophistication play roles in this — but I can’t say that I think many of our political discussions even broach the level of [Read More…]

Tell us what you think

Why is the (primarily) leftist media so obsessed with Sarah Palin? Why do some have such an instinctive reaction? Jeff Yang, who wrote the piece on Chinese vs. Western parenting, closes off his second piece with this: “And if you consider the counterexamples of the most famous  non-Chinese moms in America, you might even end [Read More…]

TNIV to NIV 2011 (John Kohlenberger)

From CBE by John Kohlenberger. John R. Kohlenberger III (ThB, Multnomah Bible College; MA, Western Seminary) is the author or co-editor of more than four dozen biblical reference books and study Bibles, including the awarding-winning NIV Exhaustive Concordance and The NIV Bible Commentary. What do you think of the NIV 2011? the TNIV? The new [Read More…]

Fully Alive 10

The glory of God is a human fully alive,” so said Irenaeus, and this line is both quoted and a theme for Trevor Hudson’s new book, Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God’s Beloved. Signpost #: The living, actively loving presence of God pervades all things and every experience. We need to train ourselves to [Read More…]