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What Technology Wants | Notes & Review

November 27, 2011

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Kevin Kelly. What Technology Wants. Viking, 2010. (405 pages). http://www.kk.org/books/what-technology-wants.php. Video: http://www.qideas.org/video/what-technology-wants.aspx 1. My Question Should we allow human cloning? Is constant texting making our kids dumb? Do we want automobiles to park themselves? But as my quest evolved, I realized that if we want to find satisfying answers to those questions, we first need […]

The King Jesus Gospel | Notes & Review

November 25, 2011

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Scot McKnight. The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited. Zondervan, 2011. (184 pages) FOREWORD BY N.T. WRIGHT The Christian faith is kaleidoscopic, and most of us are color-blind. (11) We ought to welcome it if a musician plays new parts of the harmony to the tune we thought we knew. (11) “the gospel” […]

The Lost World of Genesis One | Notes & Review

November 7, 2011

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John Walton. The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate. IVP Academic, 2009. (191 pages) Prologue It is regrettable that an account of such beauty has become such a bloodied battle-ground, but that is indeed the case. (5) In this book I have proposed a reading of Genesis that I believe […]