Archives for Aug 15, 2013 @ 12:09

How to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

From Juliette Donatelli: Clothes that last for a good long time mean less wear and tear on the environment and serious budget savings. Taking care of good-quality clothes from responsible manufacturers means that you will be able to get maximum value from them over time and use much less energy for washing and drying. Whether [Read More…]

Stories or Anecdotes

A good point of discussion from Jonathan Fitzgerald: What are the distinguishing features of the story vs. the anecdote? Storytelling is a central element of the Christian faith. From the story that unfolds over the thousands of years recorded in the Old and New Testaments, to Jesus’ use of parables, to the common practice of [Read More…]

Meteors, Dinosaur Droppings, and More (RJS)

Joel at Naturalis Historia has a knack for organizing and describing scientific evidence in a clear and readable fashion. Perhaps this comes from years of experience teaching biology to college students. He posts sporadically, but all of the material is worth a careful read if you are interested in science and the evidence that convinces [Read More…]

Life in the Age to Come

That’s what our Creed, the Nicene Creed, leads us to confess weekly (if we are in that sort of segment of the church). Notice what we confess: “We believe in … the life of the age to come.” We believe life has the final word, not death; we look death in the eye and through [Read More…]