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A LA Carte (09/08)

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Friday September 8, 2006

Canadiana: A new poll shows that most Canadians blame the U.S. for the attacks of 9/11. Let it be known that I am not one of these people!

Theology: I think you need to be a bit of a theological geek to enjoy this, but Scott Hill has theorized that Rick Warren is a postmil, theonomist, recontructionist.

Humor: Michael offers “11 Things to Make Every One Dislike You and Ship Wreck Your Faith.”

Sports: Ah, but isn’t it good to have football back? Is it just me, or did Troy Polamalu’s hair get even longer and thicker in the off-season? When does hair like that become a liability on the field?


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