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  • Bill shared from The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience (Music in American Life) by Stephen Wade
    When Beatle George Harrison passed away in November 2001, the Washington Post noted that, by his own admission, what “awoke his musical passion” was Lonnie Donegan’s “Rock Island Line.”
    Note: On the importance of Lead Belly, Lonnie Donegan, and Rock Island Line to rock music history.
  • Bill shared from Jesus in Trinitarian Perspective by Fred Sanders, Klaus Issler
    Note: Very helpful perspectives on the Incarnation and the Trinity.
  • Bill shared from The Evolution of Adam, What the Bible Does and Doesn't Say about Human Origins by Peter Enns
    Despite the New Atheist protestations of the bankruptcy of any faith in God in the face of science, most world citizens are not ready to toss away what has been the central element of the human drama since the beginning of recorded civilization. Neither am I, not because I refuse to see the light, but because the light of science does not shine with equal brightness in every corner. There is mystery. There is transcendence. By faith I believe that the Christian story has deep access to a reality that materialism cannot provide and cannot be expected to know. That is a confession of faith, I readily...
  • Bill shared from The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything by Fred Sanders
    Note: Recognizing, understanding, & practicing the trinitarianism implicit in Christian spiritual life
  • Bill shared from The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything by Fred Sanders
    Bunyan’s complete definition runs:   Prayer is a sincere,sensible,affectionate pouring out of the heart or soul to God, through Christ, in the strength and assistance of the Holy Spirit, for such things as God hath promised, or according to the Word, for the good of the church, with submission, in faith, to the will of God.
    Note: Bunyan's definition of prayer
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