Archive | 26 August 2011

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Contemplating Sabbath … Part 11

What better way to revive my blog, than revisiting my long-running 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 10, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. I now turn my attention to Chapter 8 which is […]

On Teachers and Pay

As students and teachers head back to school this fall, (classes start Tuesday here at Messiah College, though many area high schools have started or plan to start Monday) I thought it appropriate to point interested readers to an article from the New York Times this spring. I fear that it may be behind the […]

xkcd on Radiation Risks

In light of the recent earthquake near a couple of nuclear power plants, I was reminded of this chart from the webcomic xkcd. (Click the chart if it displays too small to read.) See the sources for this data here.