- A very important challenge for all those from ‘dominant cultures’ to walk the path of humility over at the other ‘Q’ (HT Lauri)
- Interesting take on the Bible and Imperialism from Peter Leithart (HT Antony B)
- A fascinating project to make John Foxe’s classic Book of Martyrs available online – in 4 different editions.
- Eddie Arthur has done a great job so far at helping through the controversies about translating the Bible (e.g. the ‘son’ debates in Arabic translations etc) – here he discusses the Nature of Languages, and then follows it up with The Problems with English.
- With all the hoo-ha going on about women bishops in the CofE, Reform has helpfully posted all their position papers from their consultations with AWESOME
- What the Queen said to British religious leaders at Lambeth Palace… Vivat Regina!
- The influence of Christianity on British culture
- From abortion to infanticide… on all kinds of grounds including cost of child-rearing… this is VERY serious
- The absurdities of Valentine’s Day (HT Philip De GW)
- Having seen some of them at Tate Britain the other day, here is an online collection of Don McCullin’s remarkable photographs around the Berlin Wall in the 60s
- Important images from Auschwitz – before and after
- A piece of music entirely consisting of one note played repeatedly sounds like the stuff of aural torture. However, in the hands of skilled performers and composers, it is hauntingly lovely (Check out Futility Closet for its history and the meaning of the song’s original words).
- This is quite weird – the Norwegian flag contains the flags of no less than 6 other countries (Another classic from Futility Closet)
- A delicious blurring of the edges between fact and fiction: Josh Lyman from West Wing asks VP Biden a question online…
- Amazing helicopter 360 views of St Petersburg – wonderful. But if you want to preserve your sanity, ensure the music is switched off!
- Some great advice for writers from writers
- If the mountain’s in the way, just get rid of the mountain… simple really (see right).