Links 9 – 5/10/13

Links for the week.

1. IVF: ‘Where’s All That Grief Going?’

2. Brain Scans of Porn Addicts: What’s Wrong With This Picture?

3. Lost to the Ages: The Legacy of Myst

4. Deliberation, Obedience, and Scripture – Another superb O’Donovan quotation.

5. The Cognitive Peripheral Vision of Biblical Writers – Video of a G.K. Beale lecture

6. Living Inside the House of Surrogates

7. Was Luther “Catholic”?

8. Baby Talk Bonanza

9. Synaesthesia and the Poetry of Numbers

10. Benediction

11. The Intelligence Curse

12. Israel Served Yahweh

13. The Number of Hours Keller, Piper, Driscoll (and 5 others) Spend on Sermon Preparation

14. The Breaking Bad Finale: Walter White’s Do It Yourself Project

15. “A Machine That Would Go of Itself” – More on the Breaking Bad Finale

16. Why Flynn is the Real Hero of Breaking Bad

17. Apple Has 10 Percent of All Corporate Cash and More Profits Than the Three (Other) Biggest Brands Combined

18. ‘Top Five Physics Discoveries’ Chosen By Magazine

19. The War on Christians

20. The Official Jon McNaughton Art Website – Like Kinkade, only more so.

21. An Open Letter from Richard Hooker to the Republican Party of the United States

22. The Limits of Reproductive Health

23. New Study Shows That Lesbians Hold Hands Better

24. Rémi Brague Strikes Again

25. The Meaning of Secular

26. 11 Ways I’m Trying to Achieve a Sane Relationship with the Internet

27. A Teacher and Her Student – Interview with Marilynne Robinson

28. What We Eat Affects Everything

29. The Plot Escapes Me

30. How to Live Well: The Moral Gaze of Jane Austen

31. Truth in Consulting

32. The Science of Choice in Addiction

33. Neville Chamberlain was Right

34. Google Street View of CERN

35. Personality, Gender, and Age in the Language of Social Media

36. Ice Cream as an Index of Spiritual Life: A Note on Pope Francis’ Favourite Film

37. Learning to Drive Around the World

38. Rehearsal – Some thoughts from Samuel Wells

39. How America’s Marriage Crisis Makes Income Inequality So Much Worse

40. Ah, There’s Nothing Like New Baby Smell

41. Pastor as a Nursing Mother? You Betcha.

42. What Do You Call the Person You Are Probably Never Going to Marry? Your Fiancée

43. 50 Years Later: Is the Birth Control Pill Patriarchy Compliant?

44. Is This the Grossest Advertising Strategy of All Time?

45. The Incredible Evolution of France’s Borders

46. These Cars are the Same Size

47. …and an Ames Room illusion of my own from Thursday

Ames Room

48. World War II in Europe: Every Day

49. Fightland Meets the Fighting Pastor


50. How the Sagrada Familia Will Look Like in 2026


51. 4 Rules to Make Star Wars Great Again

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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