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A La Carte (10/18)

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Friday November 18, 2005

New Blog: There is a new kid on the block. iWestminster is a blog dedicated to a study of Westminster Confession of Faith. The template was made by yours truly.

Du Jour: Justin Taylor is writing a multi-part series in which he tries to define the Emerging Church. The articles are all short and quite accessible, so if you’re still in the dark about all things Emergent, this should get you up to speed.

Blogspotting: Jacob Hantla is disappointed that while I asked Derek Webb a question he submitted, he didn’t get much of an answer. “I was excited to hear how he’d answer. Well guess what? He totally avoided the question.”

Narnia: The actors and actresses of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe are playing down the Christian link to the production. BBC reports. “Swinton described the themes of the story as more ‘classical’ than overtly Christian.”


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