Monthly Archives: January 2005

Approaching Bad Guys

Here’s a great picture from an interview with Brother Andrew: On the other hand, people who naturally have a right to be suspicious of these groups, because of what they’ve done, might question whether they are just inviting you in … Continue reading

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More possible good news from North Korea

The regime appears to be coming apart at the seams.

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Fantasy and Reality

Joe Katzman at Winds Of Change has an interesting discussion of the role of fantasy and narcisism in modern protest culture. At one point he examines Lee Harris’s article about his protest experience during the Vietnam war era. The main … Continue reading

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Handling New People

I’m working my way through Samuel P. Huntington’s latest book, Who Are We? The Challenges to America’s National Identity. Chapter 8 deals with the challenge large scale immigration poses for modern industrialized nations. Huntington identifies three possible responses to the … Continue reading

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“Eat this book”

While driving to and from Houston this weekend, I listened to Eugene Peterson’s lecture on the Christian use of Scripture, “Eat this Book.” Peterson argues for a recovery of the sovereignty of God in our approach to scripture, rejecting the … Continue reading

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“Progressives” and the “Religious Right”

Bruce Bjork of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches says: We are appalled by the idea that progressives and Christians don’t belong in the same sentence. We need not to limit moral speech but to expand it. The Religious Right … Continue reading

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“Momentary Autism” & Knowing Who You Are

Fast Company has a piece about Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book. I’ve read Tipping Point, but haven’t gotten Blink yet. Here’s how their article starts: “I really like that term ‘momentary autism,’ ” a woman says softly into the mike. She … Continue reading

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