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A La Carte (3/2)
March 02, 2012
9 Marks - Mark Dever’s 9 Marks of a Healthy Church is on sale for just $3.99 for the next month. Ira Wagler’s Growing Up Amish is at the same price. If free is more to you’re liking, you may like to take a look at Monergism as they’ve just added George Smeaton’s The Doctrine of the Atonement. Logos users will want to grab Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ Authentic Christianity which is free this month.
The Forgetting Pill - Consider a pill that could take away our worst memories. “In the very near future, the act of remembering will become a choice. … Psychiatry never cures anything—all we do is treat the worst symptoms. But this new treatment could be the first psychiatric cure ever.”
Meet Fred Luter - WSJ has an introduction to Fred Luter, the man who this spring will likely become the first black president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
On Controversy - “A minister, about to write an article criticizing a fellow minister for his lack of orthodoxy, wrote to John Newton of his intention. Newton replied as follows…”
Open Journalism - The Guardian describes what it means to pursue open journalism—one of the realities of life in this digital world.
Of what use is it to have many irons in the fire if the fire is going out? —Eric Roberts