December 2009 Archives

Disparaging without Knowledge for the Pleasure of Social Approval

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Here's a great quote from Marilynne Robinson's essay on "Puritans and Prigs" in The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought (p. 153):"The way we speak and think of the Puritans seems to me a serviceable model for important aspects... continue

Christmas Carols

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As always, I was deeply blessed by special services of worship celebrating the birth (and life and death and resurrection) of Jesus the Christ.  Of particular joy and comfort this year were the following verse from Paul Gerhardt (one of the... continue

John Milton Christmas Poem

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One of Milton's earliest poems, from when he was around 21 and at Cambridge, is entitled "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity."  I think Carl was at Cambridge when he was 21.  Not sure, though, if he was writing poetry.  Anyway,... continue

Christmas on Video

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By now I'm sure you have all seen Tim Keller, both from the back and peering above the fold, on USA Today's Cover for Thursday, December 17, for the story on multiple site churches.  The article singles out Keller for... continue

New from Spurgeon...

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Just when you thought that everything written and preached by C.H. Spurgeon had been published, along comes this volume from Day One PUblications, publishing 45 sermons for the first time in a gathered volume. C.H. Spurgeon's Sermons Beyond Volume 63 is... continue

Luddites Unite!

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Some rare footage of Steve Nichols as a college student has recently been released on the internets:http://www.jillstanek.com/archives/2009/12/lunch_break_guy_1.html... continue

Helm's Christmas Cracker

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Don't miss Paul Helm's annual Christmas message here... continue

Welcoming Justice

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I'm reading, Welcoming Justice: God's Movement Toward Beloved Community (IVP, just published) By Charles Marsh and John Perkins (foreword by Philip Yancey). I have met John Perkins many times (interestingly more often than not, on board airplanes when we have been... continue

Okay, one more book and this time in rhyme

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I'm a little slow on the uptake, as this book came out over 18 months ago.  But I just got around to reading it and thought, if you somehow missed it too, you could add it to your list.  And... continue

And why they didn't sign...

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As Ligon Duncan writes above, some Alliance Council members have not signed the Manhattan Declaration and have posted statements explaining their position. These statements can be found at the following locations:   R. C. Sproul here   Alistair Begg here... continue
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