Now where’s that Fall ’53 Sears Catalog?
David Van Drunen recently answered a few questions by Chris Cooper at “Credo’s” blog. One answer struck me as particularly insightful, very likely because it captures what my own sense was all those years ago as a smoldering wick within … Continue reading
The Christian Curmudgeon offers up some sane advice for those given to the immodest impulses of pietism and activism. So there you have it. If you experience “entertainment addiction,” here are two paths to recovery. Pietism: Confess, pray, read the … Continue reading
Riddlebarger plus Gaffin equals a realistic amillennialism that is characterized by a fully detached involvement (or fully involved detachment), which good medicine against all manner of redemptive transformationalism and theocratic tendencies. Bottoms up and cheers.
This from one of the geek blogs I read, in response to our recent Big Weather Events: English needs, I think, a word for “beliefs which are motivated by the terror of being powerless against large threats”. The (apparently atheist) author … Continue reading
A friend at church gave me this morning a copy of Born To Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods (presumably because I, like, care about language). I’ve already devoured the first chapter; rather, I had to … Continue reading