Archives for Jul 30, 2013 @ 12:41

Stay Reasonable, My Friends

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Impact of a Daughter on Fathers

The impact is evidently softening. From Adam Grant: WHAT makes some men miserly and others generous? What motivated Bill Gates, for example, to make more than $28 billion in philanthropic gifts while many of his billionaire peers kept relatively tightfisted control over their personal fortunes? New evidence reveals a surprising answer. The mere presence of [Read More…]

Models, Models, Models (RJS)

A few weeks ago I started a series on a book by Gerald Rau  Mapping the Origins Debate: Six Models of the Beginning of Everything. In this book Rau tries to categorize and organize the various views that Christians take on the question of origins. He outlines six models and then analyzes how the philosophy [Read More…]

Parables as Imagination 2

Imagine a world, Jesus once told his followers, where lost people get found. Jesus told three such parables, we call them the lost sheep, the lost coin and the lost son. I want to dabble with the first two today. We need to begin at the beginning: Jesus is eating with the wrong people: tax [Read More…]