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February 2009 Archives

LIFESTYLES OF THE AMERICAN OBESE– ITS PAST TIME TO THINK ABOUT OUR PASTIMES

posted by Ben Witherington

It’s Lent and time to think about the things we should be repenting of. Of course too often we think in the narrow terms of sins with a capital S that we ought to abstain from, but in this post […]

‘CITY LIGHTS’– A LITTLE FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC PLEASE!

posted by Ben Witherington

Nelson Rangell is without question one of the most talented of all the so-called smooth jazz reed players, in addition to which he is a world-class flute and piccolo player as well. His sax playing is straight out of the […]

SEEING THE WORLD FROM THE CROUCH POSITION–ANDY CROUCH’S CULTURE MAKING, AND OUR WORK

posted by Ben Witherington

There are not a lot of books I find stimulating enough to deserve the ‘full roll out’ review and dialogue with, but Andy Crouch’s new book Culture-Making is one of them. I am currently working on a little book in […]

CREATIVITY AWARD OF THE WEEK

posted by Ben Witherington

Sometimes art just takes you into a whole different world, in this case Tolkien’s world of gnomes and elves etc. recreated where they filmed the Lord of the Rings– New Zealand. Check out the following link Escultord…PPS The full label […]

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The John Wesley Fellows Meeting at Candler---- The Senior Fellows
The John Wesley Fellowship began in 1977, with Steve Harper and yours truly being two of the first John Wesley Fellows chosen.  I have told the story of Ed Robb and AFTE  this past Fall on the blog so I will not repeat it.   Here are some of the senior fellows attending the meeting.

posted 5:46:30am Jan. 11, 2011 | read full post »

Guns and Religion--- Enough is Quite Enough
I was sitting at the traffic light when a pickup pulled up next to me.  On the back of the cab window was a bumper sticker saying 'Guns and religion. Now more than ever.'   Then I found the picture you see above, and then this one below......   My response to this nonsense above

posted 7:05:08pm Jan. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Revival 2011--- At My Home Church in Charlotte

posted 9:58:02am Jan. 10, 2011 | read full post »

The John Wesley Fellows Meeting at Candler---- The Art of Theology
The John Wesley Fellows meeting this January was held in Atlanta at Candler School of Theology, and its Dean,  Dean Love is a collector of art for the seminary, with some 50 or so paintings now gracing the walls of their beautiful new seminary building.  The art of choice comes from a West

posted 5:30:50am Jan. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Ancient Readers and Manuscripts--- William A. Johnson's Take
  In the American world of bigger is better (and more erudite) it is refreshing to find a smallish book  (207 pages of text, including some pictures)  that makes its points in detail with full primary source documentation and then resists the tendency to be verbose or erudite for all

posted 9:30:59am Jan. 07, 2011 | read full post »


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