Monthly Archives: February 2007

R.R. Reno Revisits Allan

The gist of Bloom×?Ts polemic×?’and the book was nothing if not a long, erudite, and hyperbolic polemic×?’was a brief against the cultural revolution of the 1960s. He said out loud what liberal elite culture could only regard as heresy: The … Continue reading

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Lenten Guest Post – Day 6 – A Discouraging Word

“A lot of people won’t take no for an answer. I just wanted you to know that I’m not one of them. I can be easily discouraged. I will take no for an answer.” — spoken by the character Josh … Continue reading

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The following are some of the enjoyable and insightful posts, articles and talks that I have read or listened to in the last couple of days:— Kids, the Internet, and the End of Privacy [HT: matthew henry john bartlett] ***Ben … Continue reading

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Lenten Guest Post – Day 5 – Giving Something Up

I wonder if any of Alastair’s readers engage in Lent disciplines. Probably you’re all very reformed and if you do anything, it’s probably reading through the whole bible (or Calvin’s Institutes) in six weeks. But for the average man on … Continue reading

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Lenten Guest Post – Day 3 – Approaching God with Humble Hearts

Jesus told a parable one time about a Pharisee (super-religious guy) and a tax-collector (scum-of-the-earth). They both went to the Temple in Jerusalem to pray to God. The Pharisee thanked God that he was not as bad as other people. … Continue reading

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There are still a number of days available for those who want to guest post over Lent, (the instructions for entries can be found here). If you are interested, please respond as soon as possible. Remember, a contribution doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Lenten Guest Post – Day 2 – Living the Sermon on the Mount

Matthew’s “Sermon on the Mount” is, in my estimation, the most intriguing and fascinating of texts. I’ll leave aside the dicey issue of the historicity of the “Sermon” and simply address its significance for modern Christians, pilgrims in this world, … Continue reading

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Lenten Guest Post – Day 1 – Building Bigger Barns

Then one from the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” But He said to him, “Man, who made Me a judge or an arbitrator over you?” And He said to them, “Take … Continue reading

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The first guest post will be posted later on today. Thank you so much to those of you who have expressed your interest in taking part in this and to those of you who have already sent in posts. The … Continue reading

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In Which Alastair Invites You to Guest Post

This Lent I would like to try something that I have never tried before on this blog. This may end up falling flat, but I would like to believe that it will work out. Whether it works out or not … Continue reading

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