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Hash, some of it petrified

November 3, 2008

I thought I had enough here to break it up by category.

  • Some hash related to the arts:

They found a new Bach piece.

Juan Diego Flórez. Remember that name.

Pipedreams is 25 years old. Happy Birthday, Pipedreams. Here’s to another 25 years.

You’ve all found by now, right? They have a great amount of classical performances for your viewing pleasure. Though not everything’s free, they often have something worthwhile running for no charge.

  • Some hash related to Christianity:

Here is a brief but superb comment by Tozer on reverent worship. (“Many of our popular songs and choruses in praise of Christ are hollow and unconvincing. Some are even shocking in their amorous endearments, and strike a reverent soul as being a kind of flattery offered to One with whom neither composer nor singer is acquainted. The whole thing is in the mood of the love ditty, the only difference being the substitution of the name of Christ for that of the earthly lover. How different and how utterly wonderful are the emotions . . ..” You really should read the whole thing.)

S. M. Hutchens (pardon his language) on naming churches.

You can get your daily ESV reading via podcast now in a number of different formats. (The actual links are here.)

Archaeologists find the oldest Hebrew text. (HT: Tzvee)

A good explanation from Kevin Bauder on resolving the tension between “all of life as worship” and the appropriate sanctity of corporate worship.

Here are the places in Perseus’s antiquity collection where Greek writers used “love of money” (φιλαργυρος; NT use of its various forms includes Luke 16:14; 1 Tim 3:3; 6:10; Heb 13:5).

Christianaudio’s free audiobook download this month (November only) is selections from John Calvin’s Institutes on prayer and the Christian life.

One Million Dollars. That’s how much the advertising campaign for the English Standard Version Study Bible was.

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