John Stott dies, John Stott lives

AP is reporting the death of John Stott the long-time father (then grandfather) figure of British Evangelicalism at age 90. This is a passing we shall all (at least Anglophone Christians) mourn. Yet, of course, John Stott dedicated the royalties of his many highly popular books to the education of Evangelical scholars in places where […]

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Downfall of a dictator, or is Google making us REALLY stupid?

People write books about what turned Col. Joseph-Désiré Mobutu from a charismatic young man riding a wave of popular support, encouraged along by the guns of his men, into the office of president after his second coup1 into a broken failed dictator at the end hardly even feared. But, though the proximate causes are multiple […]

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Aural/oral qualities of the KJV/AV

As part of the local celebrations of the KJV/AV jubilee (what does one call a 400 year anniversary?) I’m to speak on a distinguished panel. My thought is to address the well-known aural/oral qualities of the KJV/AV and relate that to the possibilities of various oralities/new oralities introduced by the move to electronically mediated communications. […]

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