Archives for Sep 12, 2011 @ 15:53

UCal Education

From The Economist: NINE of the ten campuses of the University of California—led by Berkeley—once again made it into an annual ranking of the world’s leading universities, published last month by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. All’s well in Californian higher education, it might seem. But that is not what Pat Brown or Clark [Read More…]

Only in America … or?

On the weekend Kris and I ran a couple of errands, including looking for a replacement light bulb (one of those eco kind, with the extraordinary description that went like this: 13W Cfl Gu24 Twist Lock Base).  Ace Hardware was out of our specific bulb (cost of $7.95), but the clever Ace handyman suggested that [Read More…]

Gospel and Rhetoric

I want to make a few points this morning and I solicit your response. The themes for the post come from my new book: The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited, and you can read more about this there. I want to make a distinction between one thing and another, but I will [Read More…]

Seven Days that Divide the World 2

One of the most interesting books I read in the last few years is Wheaton professor John Walton’s The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate. Reduced to two points, Walton argues that Genesis 1 is not about the origins of materials (like creating light out of nothing) but ordering of [Read More…]