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… is the Gospel as recorded by Mark. All of it.

Don’t say it can’t be done. As the video series at the link shows, Max McLean can do the whole book in one extended swoop. To the delight of an audience.

There’s also a link in the post that goes to a written interview with Mr. McLean.

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If you’re wondering why, say, The Little Sisters of the Poor can’t just sign off on a form and let others go along with the HHS mandate for them, read this (“St. Thomas More, The Little Sisters of the Poor & the Casualness of Conscience,” Tod Worner, January 7, 2014, at Patheos). Well, even if you know already why they can’t, you might want to read the post. It’s a good overview, and a good reminder of some of what’s at stake.

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This is a well-done article that examines an intersection of church history and the history of science, in the last part of the 16th century, heading into the 17th. The emphasis is on correcting some over-the-top misrepresentations presented in a television show, but it’s well worth a read just in general.

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So, do you think you’re too rotten to be a Christian? Or, in contrast to that, do you think you’re nice enough you don’t need to become one? Take a coffee break, and let Alistair Begg briefly explain to you why you’re wrong, why it matters, and what to do about it.

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Do you think you know? Is it the same reason He gave? Check out Take Care Then How You Hear (5/26/2013) to find out. (Alternate direct link here.)

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Dominic Verner discusses Graduation Prayers, “Religious Bullying,” and Our Reason for Joy, over at First Things.

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You may have heard by now about the college class in Florida where students were told to write “Jesus” on a piece of paper, then put the paper on the floor and stomp on it? Such exercises have been around for a while, sad to say, and not just in classrooms. Let Anthony Sacramone give you a brief look at how it played out in Japan for a while. (New Addition to Core Curriculum: Stomp on the Name of Jesus, Intercollegiate Review, March 26, 2013.)

hat tip: Lars Walker, on Facebook

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