Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2009«

Validation

July 17, 2009

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While preparing for a messaged entitled “Words Create Worlds,” I was reminded of this great short film of which this idea is beautifully and artistically presented. It illustrates the need for all of us to be spoken to in ways that are meaningful, and uplifting, and it reminds us that each of us have the […]

Finding Darwin’s God | Notes & Review

July 16, 2009

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Kenneth R. Miller. Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search For Common Ground Between God and Evolution. Cliff Street Books, 1999. http://www.findingdarwinsgod.com/. Kenneth Miller’s Home Page. Criticisms by Arthur Lodge. SchansBlog 5-part review link. An Imperfect Union: Darwin, Divinity, and Design. A Science & Spirit article. A very short William Dembski response article from the Action […]

Glo Bible

July 14, 2009

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www.bibleglo.com I don’t consider myself easily impressed, but this impressed me (at least the promo video). Glo is the flagship product of Immersion Digital, a company founded by Phil Chen and Nelson Saba who created the iLumina Bible several years back. I’ll look forward to Glo’s release. This is a one page description of Glo. […]

Context of Scripture | Notes & Review

July 6, 2009

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William W. Hallo, and K. Lawson Younger, Jr., eds. The Context of Scripture, volume 1: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World. Brill, 2003. ________. The Context of Scripture, volume 2: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World. Brill, 2003. ________. The Context of Scripture, volume 3: Archival Documents from the Biblical World. Brill, 2003. Amazon.com, Logos.com, […]

Ten Trillion and Counting

July 4, 2009

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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tentrillion/view/ A few select quotes that stood out to me in the program: When choosing between what is politically right, and what is economically right, they chose what is politically right at the expense of the economy. The “starve the beast” notion, that when you cut taxes you are forced to cut spending, though ideal, […]

When Our Brains Short-Circuit – Maybe It Was Never Connected

July 3, 2009

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Kristof is one of the most popular of the NYTimes.com Op-Ed writers. His most recent article “When Our Brains Short-Circuit” suggests: Evidence is accumulating that the human brain systematically misjudges certain kinds of risks. In effect, evolution has programmed us to be alert for snakes and enemies with clubs, but we aren’t well prepared to […]

The Electronic Wasteland

July 3, 2009

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Where do the millions of computer monitors, cell phones and other electronic refuse our society generates end up? In places like Guiyu, China. There are similar places in other countries like India, and it’s unseen, underground, and highly toxic to the local residents. 60 Minute’s “The Electronic Wasteland” program (transcript: Following the Trail of Toxic […]