A La Carte (12/8)
Richard Clark writes about the iPhone. “It is everything I hope for and more. The real question, though, is whether this “Jesus-Phone” does as much to change our culture as many might think. While I used to balk at this concept (and at the time I was probably right to), I find myself realizing that the iPhone is starting to change things - at least, for me.”
This is one of a number of interesting articles dealing with the dangers of the movie (and books) Twilight. “What you have instead in Meyer’s work is a depressingly retrograde, deeply anti-feminist, borderline misogynistic novel that drains its heroine of life and vitality as surely as if a vampire had sunk his teeth into her and leaves her a bloodless cipher while the story happens around her.”
Top Ten Top Ten Lists
The New York Times lists their favorite year-end top-ten lists related to books and literature.
Gambia Britons on Sedition Charge
“Two British Christian missionaries have been charged with sedition in the West African state of The Gambia.”
A Powerful, Polarizing Pastor
I hate reading this kind of story in the national media outlets. “But for hundreds of members who have left the church during the past decade, Calvary is a place of spiritual warfare, where ministers urged them to divorce spouses and shun children who resisted the teachings. Scott is twisting the Bible’s message, they say, and members who challenged the theology were accused of hating God.”
The Fruitlessness of Plodding
Doug Wilson answers a simple question I’d like to see more people answer. “How do I get everything done?”
Deal of the Day
There was a problem with today’s Deal of the Day, so it will come at another time. But for now, remember that you have only until December 17 to order from Amazon.com and take advantage of their Super Saver Shipping. After that you’ll be paying for shipping!