Daily Archives: November 28, 2012

What It Is Like to Go to War

I watched a good episode of Bill Moyers’ program last Sunday, after I came home from church.  In it, Bill Moyers talks with Vietnam veteran Karl Marlantes, who is the author of the book What It Is Like to Go … Continue reading

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Al Gore’s Earth in the Balance 4: Clouds

A few posts ago, in writing about Al Gore’s Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit, I mentioned Al Gore’s reference to an argument that the greenhouse effect could actually lead to cooling, since it would result in … Continue reading

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If People Can’t Help What They Believe…

My latest reading of George Marsden’s Jonathan Edwards: A Life covered a variety of topics: the growing influence of Anglicanism in early eighteenth New England, which concerned a number of Puritans; Jonathan Edwards’ prophetic speculation, as he calculated that Christ … Continue reading

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