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A La Carte (3/7)
March 07, 2012
Here is one good Kindle deal to take note of: The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook, quite a good reference tool, has been marked down to $1.99. It is certainly worth that cost!
Piper and Entertainment Addiction - The site is new to me, but I enjoyed the discussion on John Piper’s recent comments on addiction to entertainment. “There is no simple, easy way to discern what is entertainment, and what is not; or what is edifying, and what is not, with modern technology.”
Selective Reduction - “This article is disturbing. And that’s why you should read it. The euphemism ‘selective reduction’ will become more and more common, so let us not forget what it’s referring to:”
Citing a Tweet - Here’s a sure sign of the times: the MLA Handbook tells you how to properly cite a tweet. It’s just one more thing I’ll mess up and need my editor to fix.
Audible Sale - If you’re an Audible member, be sure to check out their sale that extends until March 13. They’ve got some really good books on sale.
How to Use Commentaries - David Murray offers up 20 tips on how to use Bible commentaries. I’d like to see another list giving tips on how not to use them (though I guess you could read between the lines and piece that together yourself).
Japan Then and Now - Here is a series of photos that look at the aftermath of the tsunami that swept Japan.
In commanding us to glorify him, God is inviting us to enjoy him. —C.S. Lewis