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Wednesday June 4, 2008

A Princely Film We Commoners Can Relate To
C.S. Lewis scholar Devin Brown has an interesting review of “Prince Caspian.” He liked the movie (and perhaps understood the movie) better than many other reviewers.


Dever on Personal Bible Reading
New Attitude’s blog has a brief interview with Mark Dever on personal Bible reading and prayer.


Denny Burk on Barak Obama
Burk says Obama’s win is “A Historic Candidacy That I Can’t Be Happy About.” “My reason has nothing to do with race, but everything to do with defending the rights of the unborn… red, yellow, black, and white. They are all precious in God’s sight. I wish they were in Obama’s as well.”


Passengers May Be Treated Like Freight
Is this the future of air travel? “Imagine two scales at the airline ticket counter, one for your bags and one for you. The price of a ticket depends upon the weight of both.” This article outlines some of the ways airlines are adapting (i.e. charging more) to higher gas prices.


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