Archives for Jun 8, 2011 @ 16:41

30 and Pregnant

From McSweeney’s by Rachel Friedman: I didn’t know this was satire, but now that I know what it is, I would urge you to give it a good read for the insight it can bring. Wow. “What are you going to do?” my friend Kate whispered across the square table at Le Pain Quotidian. She [Read More…]

The Value of Apple

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iPads in the Classroom

From the Agence-France Presse: Apple’s iPad and other tablet computers are replacing traditional note pads in some Asian schools and making the lives of thousands of students a lot easier. Soon pupils could be reading on their tablets about a quaint old communication device called “paper,” especially in Asia’s advanced economies where many schools are [Read More…]

Private Education on the decline?

Are you seeing this or hearing this? From The Daily: [Read more…]

Worship and its History

It is worth the price of a book,  Walking Where Jesus Walked: Worship in Fourth-Century Jerusalem (Church at Worship: Case Studies from Christian History), just to read the account of Egeria, a nun who kept a travel diary of a 3-year pilgrimage to Jerusalem in the 4th Century. In addition, plenty from Cyril of Jerusalem [Read More…]

Here’s Jimmy! 3

J.D.G. (Jimmy) Dunn’s newest book, Jesus, Paul, and the Gospels, is nothing short of an introduction to his seminal theories and proposals, and we looked at one of those proposals Monday and a second one Friday and now today we’ll look at a third. Chp 3 in this book, called “The Birth of a New [Read More…]