Yearly Archives: 2011

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Gender myths and other stuff

Following my post last week on fighting over Junia, there have been a few more posts worth mentioning on the subject of gender roles. Firstly, in my opinion, Andrew Wilson has written an excellent post busting twenty myths in the gender debate and has been

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Christmas, consumers, gifts and gratitude

For a blog that is supposed to have a focus on consumerism and generosity it’s been a while since I posted on the subject. However, I have been stacking up a substantial backlog of posts that I’ve noticed but not quite managed to write about

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Book Review: Generous Justice

I’m rapidly becoming a big fan of everything Tim Keller writes (I previously reviewed Counterfeit Gods) because, well, he just seems to make so much sense. In Generous Justice: How God’s grace makes us just Keller explores how the motivation for acts of compassion and justice

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Now he knows: Christopher Hitchens 1949-2011

As you may have heard Christopher Hitchens, atheist and author, is dead. It’s worth reading the post by Justin Taylor and the obituary by Douglas Wilson. For most of his life Hitchens argues that those who believed in God were deluded. One way or the other

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Preach the incarnation

Paul Levy shares a wonderful quote by Thomas Watson on the incarnation. It’s worth taking a moment to read it and a few moments longer to think about it. “If our hearts be not rocks, this love of Christ should affect us. Behold love that

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Miscellaneous: 7 links

Dave Matthias has a good post on why he blogs Are you more likely to give if someone asks you or not? Freakonomics looks deeper Joe Snelling has a think about books, facebook and community This weeks infographic shows you where not to own a

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Bored of Facebook

I think the title just about sums it up really. A while ago I made some changes to how I used Facebook because I was aware I was using Facebook primarily to distract me from the tasks at hand. The net result being that I