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This is part six in a series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here is a link to Part 5, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. In chapter 3, Buchanan deals with the issue of busy-ness. He notes, with some poiniancy, that […]
This is part five in a series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here are links to Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Chapter two focuses on the renewing of our minds. (See Romans 12.2) Buchanan makes the point that nothing really […]
I had a meeting this morning that signals the shift of focus on my sabbatical. Up to this point, I have been concentrating on the background information, reading, and preparation phase. I’ve read several journal articles about the type of analysis that we are trying to do. I’ve read the main report on the overall […]
Another post aimed mostly at myself for future reference, but feel free to read along! This is a review of The Cult of Statistical Significance: How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives by Stephen T. Ziliak and Deidre N. McCloskey. To begin, I admit that I could not even finish the introductory […]
I realize that this post will have a limited sphere of interest, but I felt the need to record my reactions to this book for my own sake (so I have a record of it for my sabbatical review) and let others read it if they want to. I recently finished reading Andrew Hartley’s Christian […]