Monday, April 22, 2013


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1. Tips for Practicing Lectio Divina as a Student at a Christian College (posted April 11)

2. The most oppressive Bible verse that never was (posted April 15) "It appeared that we might be up to no good, and this was sinful enough."

3. 7 Things To Remember When Talking About Modesty & How People Dress. (posted April 15) "If you wear something to express beauty and someone else 'hears' that you’re an immoral or too-sexually available woman, that’s not your fault or responsibility."

4. The Saudi Marathon Man (posted April 17) "He was running—so was everyone. The police reportedly thought he smelled like explosives; his wounds might have suggested why. He said something about thinking there would be a second bomb—as there was, and often is, to target responders. If that was the reason he gave for running, it was a sensible one. He asked if anyone was dead—a question people were screaming. And he was from Saudi Arabia, which is around where the logic stops."

5. How did Jesus come to love guns and hate sex? (posted April 18) "This two-fold doctrine of sin could be termed the total depravity of everyone else."

6. A Country Brimming with Life and Complexity and Promise (posted April 17) "But we never have western friends come in to do a job with their skill set, the idea is never for them to come and help the poor, backward African."

7. Terrorism and Whiteness: Understanding the Power of Privilege (posted April 17) "White privilege is knowing that even if the bomber turns out to be white, no one will call for your group to be profiled as terrorists as a result, subjected to special screening, or threatened with deportation."

8. Study: Majority Of Americans Not Informed Enough To Stereotype Chechens (posted April 19) From The Onion (news parody site).

9. Baby elephant plays in the ocean Cutest thing ever.

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