Coming to know Jesus from a Hindu perspective. Awesome.
Archive for December, 2008
The New Criterion, on the other hand, gets extra credit: The New York Times Magazine devoted itself this past Sunday to short squibs about famous figures who died in 2008. Among the memorialized deceased was Philip Agee, the CIA agent turned tell-all memoirist, who in 1974 published a list of the spy bureau’s active field [...]
What boggles my mind is that people still hold such views. Yuval Levin in my view correctly identifies the root cause: Worldview. Chesterton really saw how the various elements of the progressive worldview held together, and how the obsession with scientific (which in many cases was really pseudo-scientific) rationalization made the underlying assumptions especially clear. [...]
Yes, without sunlight, mischief will ensue: There’s the real possibility that very soon we’ll start to see major metro areas without a newspaper. The owner of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, that city’s remaining paper, has lost 97% of its market value over the past year and may no longer be a “going concern.” . . [...]
With news like this: Both Iran and its Hamas proxy in Gaza have been busy this Christmas week showing Christendom just what they think of it. But no one seems to have noticed. On Tuesday, Hamas legislators marked the Christmas season by passing a Shari’a criminal code for the Palestinian Authority. Among other things, it [...]
Good news: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Researchers have found out what made the 1918 flu pandemic so deadly — a group of three genes that lets the virus invade the lungs and cause pneumonia.
Many retailers will likely go out of business in early 2009: Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) — U.S. retailers face a wave of store closings, bankruptcies and takeovers starting next month as holiday sales are shaping up to be the worst in 40 years. Retailers may close 73,000 stores in the first half of 2009, according to [...]
Here — sample: More on New Media and censorship.
Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Patients and families can contribute materially to outcome improvements because of their knowledge of their illness and the actual experience of care. Patients know what works for them and what doesn’t; they bring another set of eyes, brain, voice and a passion to achieve the same goals we want. Jim reminded [...]