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’09 Persecution List
Here is a list of the ten nations where Christians face the most severe persecution. Not surprisingly, more than half of them are predominantly Muslim.


The Fray
I thought this was an excellent review. I can’t speak to the album as I haven’t heard of, but I thought the review displayed some fantastic writing and worthwhile critique.


Worldview Tour
Rick and Nancy Pearcey are leading a worldview tour, “From Plato to Picasso to You,” later this year. Click to read details.


Evolution of the Household
Here is an interesting collection of information about how the American household has evolved since the 1950’s.


Bus Slogan Generator
Now you can put your own slogan on the side of a bus (just like atheists in England). HT: Johannah)


Google Latitude
A good example of the law of unintended consequences. I wonder if the people who created the cell phone knew that one day it could be used to track our every movement?


Deal of the Day – Jonathan Edwards at Home and Abroad
RHB is offering 60% the cover price of Jonathan Edwards at Home and Abroad: Historical Memories, Cultural Movements, Global Horizons. It looks like a good one for the Edwards fan!


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