Links 6 – 14/9/13

It’s that time of the week again, folks! Here are some links from the last few days.

1. On Still Reading Barth: Some Sympathetic Reflections

2. On Reading and Not-Reading Barth

3. The Science of Snobbery

4. What Tolkien Officially Said About Elf Sex

5. Breaking Bad is TV’s Best Medical Drama, Ever

6. Revisiting Milgram’s Obedience Experiment: What Did He Actually Prove?

7. “You Didn’t Talk About…” (Or, It’s Just a Blog Post)

8. How does Jesus Save? An Alternative Typology (Against Gustav Aulén)

9. “Living the Questions” Isn’t Everything

10. Faster Than a Speeding … Pulp Writer?

11. How to Make School Better for Boys

12. A Hermeneutics of the Open Ear

13. The Anti-Intellectualism of Intellectuals

14. The Exercise of Authoritah

15. Skewed Solidarities

16. Facebook News Feed Changed Everything

17. “Internet Addiction” and Other Fictions

18. Stop Blaming Colonial Borders for the Middle East’s Problems

19. Can Your Language Influence Your Spending, Eating, and Smoking Habits?

20. Former Convincts Make Bad Employees—and Other Hiring Myths Exposed By Big Data

21. Rebecca Solnit on New Technologies and Counting the Cost on Technology

22. What Makes Censorship in China So Effective?

23. Considering the ‘Worship Wars’

24. The Way of Enemy Love: Dismissing Jesus, A Critical Assessment, Pt. 7

25. Huge Semi-Submersible Ships

26. Harvard Business School Case Study: Gender Equity

27. When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning

28. What Does it Mean to be a Man? 80+ Quotes on Men and Manhood

29. Long Lives Made Humans Human

30. How Much Stronger Are Men Than Women?

31. 5 Reasons Students Shouldn’t Blog: #3 Irrelevant Topics, #4 Time Management

32. Male Holocaust Survivors Lived Longer Than Those Who Escaped Europe

33. No Rest for Dasein

34. How Many of these Obscure Collective Nouns Do You Know?

35. God Swapped for Gobbledegook – On the Brownies’ new ‘Promise’

36. The Etymology of ‘Meh

37. Surely, God Wouldn’t Allow Climate Change to Happen…

38. The Witness of the Saints

39. Richard Dawkins Interview: ‘I Have a Certain Love for the Anglican Tradition’

40. Drought-Stricken Kenya is Sitting on 250-Trillion Litres of Groundwater

41. The Patriarchy is Dead

42. Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?

43. Callings and the Childfree Life

44. The Short Sentence as Gospel Truth

45. The Best Critique of Alternative Medicine Ever

46. N.T. Wright Wants to Save the Best Worship Songs

47. Nearly a Quarter of Men in Asia-Pacific Admit to Committing Rape

48. The Lewis Model Explains Every Culture in the World

49. Gender and the Body Language of Power

50. The Ancient Roots of Punctuation

51. The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

52. The Sneaky, Subversive, Anti-Internet Moral of Arcade Fire’s ‘Reflektor’ Video

53. Danielle – Incredible ageing video

54. Our Place in the Cosmos

55. Extracting Editable Objects From a Single Photo

56. 48 Names For Things You Didn’t Know Had Names

About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.
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1 Response to Links 6 – 14/9/13

  1. Add your own favourite links from the last week or so here in the comments!

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