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A La Carte (5/1)
May 01, 2012
Audio Books - Crossway has put several audiobooks on sale. I’m tempted to get a copy of Jonathan Aitken’s life of John Newton, even though I’ve already read it.
Free from ChristianAudio - While on the subject of audiobooks, this month’s free audiobook from ChristianAudio is Resolving Everyday Conflict by Ken Sande.
The Godhood of God - The free book of the month from Logos is A.W. Pink’s The Godhood of God.
Kindle Deals - Every month Amazon puts a selection of Kindle deals on sale. You can check out the list for May at the link.
Fighting the Unholy Trinity - Wisdom from J.C. Ryle: “The principal fight of the Christian is with the world, the flesh, and the devil. This is their never-dying foes. These are the three chief enemies against whom they must wage war. Unless they get the victory over these three, all other victories are useless and vain.”
TSA Infographic - Here’s an infographic about the history, budget and effectiveness of the TSA.
Young Women in Chechnya - The Big Picture has a fascinating photo collection “documenting the lives of young Chechen women as they come of age in the aftermath of war. She writes, “For young women in Chechnya the most innocent acts could mean breaking the law. A Chechen girl caught smoking is cause for arrest; while rumors of a couple engaging in pre-martial relations can result in her killing. The few girls who dare to rebel become targets in the eyes of Chechen authorities.”
Tablets - “E-book consumers’ preference for tablets is accelerating rapidly as dedicated e-readers drop in popularity, according to the Book Industry Study Group (BISG)’s closely watched Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading survey.”
The right manner of growth is to grow less in one’s own eyes. —Thomas Watson