Archives for Mar 26, 2013 @ 19:51

Baba Booey!

This is why I love baseball — these people are crazy fun! Here is one of eight hilarious baseball cards. [Read more…]

Norwegian Wood (I mean Tunic)

From Science at NBC News: OSLO — A pre-Viking woolen tunic found beside a thawing glacier in south Norway shows how global warming is proving something of a boon for archaeology, scientists said on Thursday. The greenish-brown, loose-fitting outer clothing — suitable for a person up to about 5 feet, 9 inches tall (176 centimeters) — was found [Read More…]

Charity: Who Gives?

From Ken Stern: It is not. One of the most surprising, and perhaps confounding, facts of charity in America is that the people who can least afford to give are the ones who donate the greatest percentage of their income. In 2011, the wealthiest Americans—those with earnings in the top 20 percent—contributed on average 1.3 percent of [Read More…]

Cosmic Consequences? (RJS)

In the post last Thursday I focused on Ch. 10, The Problem of Sin, in Tim Keller’s book The Reason for God.  I found this chapter to contain many important insights and felt that it was worth serious consideration, free from distraction. There is one passage in the chapter, however, that I found somewhat less [Read More…]

Myths about Bible Translation

This is from Daniel Wallace’s list, and there’s plenty here to discuss. Dan has discussion and examples for each. What are the most common myths about translation you encounter? 1. Perhaps the number one myth about Bible translation is that a word-for-word translation is the best kind. 2. Similar to the first point is that [Read More…]