Many apologies for the temporary suspension of Treasure Maps over the summer. Normal transmission should now resume! A few extras here to make up for lost time…
- Emma Scrivener has a wonderful post, Play to your weaknesses
- Jake Belder summarises Peter Leithart’s account of successful theories of the atonement.
- Rhetological Fallacies – this is a brilliant interactive infographic that deserves careful investigation
- Thom Rainer helpfully outlines 5 reasons pastors get depression.
- Rather inspiring portrait of the best post-president the USA has ever had: Jimmy Carter
- I’ve had the opportunity and privilege to write a couple of blog posts on the arts for The Rabbit Room over in Nashville:
- Monergism has compiled a great list of J I Packer’s writing, on and offline
- This was an amazing event: Aretha sang You Make Me Feel in 2015 at an event to honour Carole King:
But why include this under sacred treasure…? Well here is an excerpt from the obit in the Economist (HT Chris Russell):
- Worldometers gives constantly updating estimates of global statistics – it’s quite scary stuff when you think about it. (HT Anna T)
- Earthtime takes this to another level altogether – some fascinating stuff here
- With D-Day anniversaries around again here are some striking colour photos from the enterprise
- This looks amazing – Peter Jackson has been working with the Imperial War Museum on 1WW footage:
- The encroaching desert in Dubai
- These aerial images convey the sheer scale and force of numbers of the annual Hajj to Mecca – astonishing.
- A cold war-era simulacrum in a Las Vegas nuclear bunker
- Someone in Colorado has a public sense of humour
- Love these images from the miniature world of the unexpected
- This is rather charming: playing Claire de Lune to an 80-year-old, almost blind elephant
- When the brain fills in audio gaps… and other weird auditory illusions