Archives for Jul 14, 2012 @ 10:02

Oh No, Don’t Tell Me That!

From Stanford: (HT: DT) BY CORRIE GOLDMAN The Humanities at Stanford Those long summer days spent reading by the pool might not be so lazy after all. Readers of literary works by the likes of Samuel Beckett, Stéphane Mallarmé and Geoffrey Chaucer are getting lots of exercise from these personal trainers for the brain. New research [Read More…]

Just War Theory and Cyberwarfare

Roger Crisp has an excellent analysis here: In an interesting recent essay in the Atlantic – ‘Is it Possible to Wage a Just Cyberwar?’ – Patrick Lin, Fritz Allhoff, and Neil Rowe argue that events such as the Stuxnet cyberattack on Iran suggest that the way we fight wars is changing, as well as the rules that [Read More…]

51 Billion

From AP: WASHINGTON (AP) – After years of following the paper trail of $51 billion in U.S. taxpayer dollars provided to rebuild a broken Iraq, the U.S. government can say with certainty that too much was wasted. But it can’t say how much. In what it called its final audit report, the Office of the [Read More…]

Thoughts on Eschatology Today

This is an interview with Karen Spears Zacharias, one of my favorite authors. Awhile back I sat down with Dr. Scot McKnight  following a lecture he gave at George Fox University. A prolific author and blogger (Jesus Creed) and world-renowned speaker, Dr. McKnight begins a new appointment as Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary this August. When we spoke [Read More…]