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A La Carte (3/19)
March 19, 2012
Crystal Cathedral - “On Sunday, Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman appeared for apparently the last time before some 800 people at the morning service of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif.” USA Today says there is a cautionary tale in there.
The Lorax - WORLD goes to the movies and says “The Lorax proves to be a bonanza at the box office, and for liberal groups wanting to indoctrinate children.”
Monergism Books - Monergism Books has a good selection of items available at 50% off for just a short time. Be sure to check out Gospel-Powered Parenting, and When People Are Big and God Is Small.
The Birth and Death of Words - “Can physicists produce insights about language that have eluded linguists and English professors? That possibility was put to the test this week when a team of physicists published a paper drawing on Google’s massive collection of scanned books. They claim to have identified universal laws governing the birth, life course and death of words.”
Commas, Commas, Commas - Bill Mounce: “The joy of punctuation! It can get the translator out of a real jam, and it can add clarity and reduce misinterpretation. I am wondering why I don’t talk about it more in my grammar.”
Only once did God choose a completely sinless preacher. —Alexander Whyte