Hitchens’ Widow: “He Insisted Ferociously on Living”

I found this poignant.  It’s from a touching memorial for the writer Christopher Hitchens that his wife, Carol Blue, wrote.  As many will know, Hitchens was a ferocious atheist.  That fact notwithstanding, his wife has this to say about his final months: The new world lasted 19 months. During this time of what he called [Read More...]

Will Ferrell, Kurt Warner, and The Meaning of Life

I recently watched the movie “Stranger Than Fiction” and found that it suffers from a typically cinematic kind of mistake: it equates real living with a narcissistic, irresponsible, work-shirking kind of life. That, quite simply, is problematic. The title character, Harold Crick (played by former Saturday Night Live actor Will Ferrell) muddles through life as [Read More...]

The Week-est Link: September 19, 2008

1. Acts 29 is staging a cool conference in St. Louis in a few weeks.  Looks very interesting. 2. Tim Keller speaking at Google.  Glad to see Keller getting such a powerful evangelistic opportunity. 3. Mark Driscoll’s new book, Death By Love, looks moving.  The graphics are, anyway.  Check out the website. Driscoll uses a [Read More...]


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