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How to Overspiritualize Everything
A comic.
Calvin 500
Calvin500 is underway and you can read updates about what’s going on there at the Calvin500 blog. Mike Dewalt is also blogging from Geneva.
Historic Bible Pages Online
About 800 pages of the earliest surviving Christian Bible have been recovered and put on the internet. Visitors to the website www.codexsinaiticus.org can now see images of more than half the 1,600-year-old Codex Sinaiticus manuscript.
Being Degraded by Reality TV
“In their new book, ‘The Mirror Effect,’ addiction medicine specialist Drew Pinsky and business professor S. Mark Young argue that following the foibles of reality TV stars and other celebrities is not a wholly harmless pastime. The more time we spend observing the shocking, materialistic and egotistical behavior of reality TV stars, they argue, the more likely we are to mimic that behavior in our own lives and view the pathological self-centeredness of these ‘Joe Six-Pack’ celebrities as normal. ”
Deal of the Day: Our Sovereign God
This book is a transcription of the lectures given at the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology from the years 1974-1976. Contributors include Roger Nicole, Stuart Sacks, R.C. Sproul, and John Stott. It is available, while supplies last, at less than half price.