A few places I’ve been surfing in the blogosphere: J. Mark Bertrand has a thoughtful post on wisdom. He notes: In the book of Proverbs, wisdom and folly are compared to archetypes of the feminine: the good girl and the bad. Folly is easy. She makes herself available. She throws herself at you and tells … Read more
Odds & Ends from around the ‘net: Novel Additions: Fellow blogger and good friend Colby Willen has published his first novel, Dolor for Misdeeds, online at http://www.dolorformisdeeds.com. I read the novel some months ago, and I highly recommend it as an entertaining yarn with some thoughtful underpinnings. May the Spuds Be With You: Hasbro, the … Read more
Here’s a few notable things happening in the blogosphere: Joe Carter has some words for those who would be frightened at John Kerry’s allegations that the draft will be reinstated if Bush is re-elected. John Bush is back from an extended blogging hiatus at Le Sabot Post-Moderne (only to leave again—but only for a couple … Read more
Touchstone magazine, “A Journal of Mere Christianity,” has now put its achives online! So much for cutting back on my online reading—there is enough thoughtful material in Touchstone’s achives to last a while.
Blogger Matthew White is chronicling the Parris Island Marine boot camp experience of blogger Donald Sensing’s son Stephen in a series called Adventures in Parris…Island, and it’s a must-read. With all the negative press the military has gotten recently, it’s good to know that there are soldiers defending this country with the wherewithal to withstand … Read more
Going three days without internet is good for the soul—once in a while. Being out of town, it took me until I got back to find out that Mike Tyson got KO’d in the fourth round in Louisville Friday night. I guess Iron Mike is a little rusty. I also missed a theater screening of … Read more
Here are a few interesting stops I’ve found in the blogosphere recently: Rusty Lopez adroitly observes the selective ignorance of Ron Reagan when he expressed surprise that everyone thought he was talking about Bush in his not-so-veiled rant in the middle of his father’s funeral speech. Jason Steffens, one of the few bloggers who have … Read more
Be sure to check out Daniel McConchie’s weblog, McConchie on Bioethics. It’s a frighteningly insightful blog covering the perils of technological amorality. This week he covers the implications of the mouse that was conceived and born without the use of a male, and the MRI readings that indicate political affiliation. Matt Hall has moved from … Read more
I’ve been wondering just how long he could hold out without blogging. Dr. Albert Mohler, the president of the seminary I attend, now has a blog, which should prove to be even more scintillating than TruePravda. Here’s the article, and here’s the blog.