Monthly Archives: September 2011

Understanding Genesis | Notes & Review

Nahum Sarna. Understanding Genesis: The World of the Bible in the Light of History. Schocken Books, 1966. Introduction …the very concept of a Canon of Scripture, of a fixed corpus of sacred books, implies a long process of selection and

Understanding Genesis | Notes & Review

Nahum Sarna. Understanding Genesis: The World of the Bible in the Light of History. Schocken Books, 1966. Introduction …the very concept of a Canon of Scripture, of a fixed corpus of sacred books, implies a long process of selection and

The Help | Review

http://thehelpmovie.com/us/#s=home My favorite movies of this genre are based on true stories (“Remember the Titans,” “Malcom X” and “Amistad” come to mind). However, I will add this film to my list of recommendations for it really is a wonderfully depicted

The Help | Review

http://thehelpmovie.com/us/#s=home My favorite movies of this genre are based on true stories (“Remember the Titans,” “Malcom X” and “Amistad” come to mind). However, I will add this film to my list of recommendations for it really is a wonderfully depicted

The Effective Executive | Notes & Review

Peter Drucker. The Effective Executive. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007. (167 pages) Forward by Jim Collins …replace the quest for success with the quest for contribution. The critical question is not, ‘How can you achieve?’ but ‘What can you contribute?’ (x) Drucker’s own

The Effective Executive | Notes & Review

Peter Drucker. The Effective Executive. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007. (167 pages) Forward by Jim Collins …replace the quest for success with the quest for contribution. The critical question is not, ‘How can you achieve?’ but ‘What can you contribute?’ (x) Drucker’s own

Open Letter to New Testament Students

J. R. Daniel Kirk has written an open letter to students of the New Testament. I thought it well done and important, and in some ways, according to the comments, enlightening to the kinds of assumptions and attitudes that people

Open Letter to New Testament Students

J. R. Daniel Kirk has written an open letter to students of the New Testament. I thought it well done and important, and in some ways, according to the comments, enlightening to the kinds of assumptions and attitudes that people

Why We Believe in god(s) | Review

Andy Thomson’s talk, ‘Why We Believe in Gods,’ given at the American Atheist 2009 convention in Atlanta, Georgia: — VIA — The discussion of science and religion continues to the arenas of neurobiology. I appreciate Thomson’s work, his careful attention

Why We Believe in god(s) | Review

Andy Thomson’s talk, ‘Why We Believe in Gods,’ given at the American Atheist 2009 convention in Atlanta, Georgia: — VIA — The discussion of science and religion continues to the arenas of neurobiology. I appreciate Thomson’s work, his careful attention

Deep Church | Notes & Review

Jim Belcher. Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional. IVP, 2009. (233 pages) This book is written for those who are caught in between [emergent & traditional]. They are unhappy with the present state of the evangelical church

Deep Church | Notes & Review

Jim Belcher. Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional. IVP, 2009. (233 pages) This book is written for those who are caught in between [emergent & traditional]. They are unhappy with the present state of the evangelical church

TED | Philip Zimbardo: The Heroic Imagination Project

At HIP, we believe everyone has the potential to transform the private virtue of compassion into the civic virtue of heroic action, and we are dedicated to helping individuals internalize and express their ‘heroic imagination’ in service to humanity. Phil

TED | Philip Zimbardo: The Heroic Imagination Project

At HIP, we believe everyone has the potential to transform the private virtue of compassion into the civic virtue of heroic action, and we are dedicated to helping individuals internalize and express their ‘heroic imagination’ in service to humanity. Phil

“The Man Who Knew” | Notes & Review

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/knew/ “…the old-timers have seen it all before.” “Don’t kill your mavericks. They might save your life one day. And they’re the ones with all the great ideas. So try and take care of them. John was a maverick. A

“The Man Who Knew” | Notes & Review

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/knew/ “…the old-timers have seen it all before.” “Don’t kill your mavericks. They might save your life one day. And they’re the ones with all the great ideas. So try and take care of them. John was a maverick. A