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Friday June 27, 2008

Apologies
My apologies for not posting A La Carte yesterday. I had to fly to Vancouver and needed to leave the house at 4:40 AM to get here. A La Carte just didn’t happen…


Wright on Time
Paul compares Tim Keller’s recommendation of the new N.T. Wright book with Tom Schreiner’s review of it.


Ask Calvin’s Dad
I got a laugh from this collection of wisdom.


The Future of e-book Readers
Here is an interesting video showing what could be the future of e-book readers as companies continue to try to mimic the reading experience in an electronic device.


Expelled in Canada
Ben Stein’s Expelled opens today (finally!) in Canada. I know there are other Canadians who have been waiting for its appearance.


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