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harold sikkema

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As a child, I listened to a lot of Christian music. I did not make a habit as a 5 year old, of knowing who my favourite artists were. Music came in the form of  "bandjes" (Dutch for "cassette"), or...

As a child, I listened to a lo...

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flying solo

In certain church subcultures, strength is derived from emphasis on marriages and family. That strength is made more emphatic and rigid when (the community's) youth are assumed to be similarly on a trajectory towards (healthy) marriages. I celebrate that, but...

In certain church subcultures,...

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on CBC haters

So I get this random email criticising CBC for airing Katy Brand's Big Ass Show - in which she parodies Jesus, giving him a girlfriend who turns out to be the force behind all of these 'miracles'. Which of course...

So I get this random email cri...

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barmeno

    I discovered this typeface today on the side of an "Adamson Lawn Care" trailer at Kathleen's. I Googled Adamson Lawncare, and plugged their logo into whatthefont. Bingo. I love how I can discover a typeface this way, and now suddenly I'm well...

    I discovered...

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Ambrogio Lorenzetti

Corrie Kessler's mother has a print hanging in her house. It's Ambrogio Lorenzetti's Allegories of Good and Bad Government. It's a seriously deep, big picture story! ...

Corrie Kessler's mother has a ...

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higher criticism

Does higher criticism proceed solely on the basis of anti-supernatural and rationalistic presuppositions? Or does it also have a kind of humility among its antecedents?...

Does higher criticism proceed ...

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