- Emma Scrivener on form again – 13 reasons NOT to commit suicide.
- Always good to read books by non-western writers. Here’s a great list of African theological writing.
- Colin Chapman, veteran scholar of Christianity and Islam, has two important posts about Islamism:
- Christian responses to Islamism and violence in the name of Islam
- Whose Promised Land? on the perennially vexed questions between Israel and Palestine
- Babylon Bee comes to your aid if you’re trying to write a sermon this week.
- John Sutherland has done a TEDx talk here
- George Orwell wrote a letter in 1944 explaining why he had to write 1984. It’s brilliant, as one would expect. Prescient and sobering.
- There is something very redemptive and inspiring about this – a “Parthenon of Books” constructed on the site of the Nazi book burning.
- Abdalla al-Omari is a Syrian refugee. But even more significant than that, he is an artist. Here he imagines the world’s leaders in alongside him in the queues
- Why Knights fought snails on medieval margins!
- The world’s most beautiful fountains
- If you don’t believe that tiny things can change the world, then watch this
- Always worth checking out Photography competitions. This Nat Geo travel photography competition is a real winner
- The Roman Empire as subway map: Genius!
- A stunning sequence of weather timelapses by Chad Cowan
- And on those lines, here’s a full cloud inversion in the Grand Canyon