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Another Week Ends: Japan, Facebook & Divorce, Preschool Litigation, more Galli on B(h)ell, The Beach Boys’ Smile, Community

1. Two very moving additions to the coverage of the disasters in Japan. First, if you can decipher the google-translation, there’s the story of a woman who sacrificed her life to warn a village of the impending destruction here. And two, the footage that made this all very real to yours truly. If it doesn’t […]

Another Week Ends: Galli on B(h)ell, Growing Up Catholic, Secret Millionaires, Immortal Billionaires, Lillian Roth, Mixed Signals and Nicolas Cage

1. If you’ve been scratching your head over the whole “Rob Bell universalism” uproar this past week, conference speaker Mark Galli will set you straight with this charitable overview of how the topic of Hell has been dealt with over the centuries. Suffice it to say, there’s nothing new under the sun, and the outcry […]

From The Onion: Nation Somehow Shocked By Human Nature Again

Hard not to reblog this one in its entirety (ht CH): ‘How Could Someone Do Such A Thing?’ Populace Wonders Of Event That Has Transpired Literally Millions Of Times BRANDON, SD—As more details emerged of Friday’s horrible but relatively commonplace manifestation of human nature in Brandon, SD, citizens nationwide somehow managed to enter a state […]

Another Week Ends: Green Guilt, Agnostic Knowledge, Tearjerkers, The Social Network, Damsels in Distress

1. Such a fascinating article about Green Guilt in Wednesday’s NY Times (ht BZ). Substitute the eco-language with discipleship-talk and you have a nigh perfect allegory for the double-edged sword of self-righteousness/despair that comes from living by the Law (or  any attempt to live consistently). Again, nothing against the environment – I ride a bike […]