Children's teaching time10:35-11:00
(other adults clear up after Breakfast, or chat)
(Means using things other than songs!
Short snappy items, lots of interaction...)
Adult teaching (Sermon, Prayer, more singing...)11:30-
Children play supervised games, or watch video, or do craft.
Coffee and chat...
had not loaded his Greek font onto his CD, and hadn't embedded it in his presentation, so his Greek-rich presentation came out in Roman characters.When, oh when, will we hear the last of scholars who - through stubborn determination NOT to learn the first few things about the "new" technology (computers replacing the "older" technology of ink on paper) - ensure that their work is only accessible if others assist them!?
A chemical compound, theobromine, which is found in cocoa, has proved more effective at stopping persistent coughing than codeine.Yum!
Tests have so far involved only 10 people and larger studies are needed, according to a team from Imperial College and the Royal Brompton and St Bartholomew's hospitals in London and a Hungarian company. They described their work in an online journal published by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.But the good news is:
Doses used in the tests were equivalent to a 50g bar of dark chocolate, but the researchers said bigger doses might be more effective.I volunteer! Pick me! I have a bad cough at the moment, it's persistent - as long as the pollen weather lasts. Next time I'm at the shops, I might try self medicating...
This is the one thing that concerns me most, she said. I think Im inclined to let people know how they can work with library resources to get over this gap.
LaGuardia said she is looking towards a tool called CrossRef to blend the ease of Google with existing library systems. The utility is being developed by Google in conjunction with 29 major academic publishers.
It will be the nexus between Google and scholarship, she said.
(From The Harvard Crimson Online)Now, that would sell me, one interface to search the Journals my library has prepaid, AND the wider world Google has indexed. I've seen the future, so someone please make it work for me!
Here from Laurie Guy is an introduction to Christianity of the first four centuries that is readable but not lightweight, interesting but not superficial, informative but not technical.I'm sure they are right!
1) it's just too damn familiar to them now : they already know the passages from sunday school.Like me he suspects that it's "all of the above". So, the Bob-the-Builder in me asks, can we "fix it"?
2) the bible language is associated with boredom and hymns : it's true, but even the message translation leaves them looking round the room
3) the devil is distracting them : um...possible i suppose
4) the bible doesn't really matter to them, but the truth drawn from it does.
5) the bible represents an authority they do not respect
took a bite after making it 10 years ago and saw a face staring back at her from the bread. She put the sandwich in a clear plastic box with cotton balls and kept it on her night stand.According to the CNN report on this miraculous sandwich, it is worth more than $16,000 but bidding ends on Monday so be in quick!
One of the neat things about ironing,made me think of marking, it's the boring chore that I do most often. Barbara does the ironing, I do the coking (and I love cooking, little time to think or pray though - when the flame hits the pot!) I suppose I could pray while mowing, but that does not work as well, I'm no St Francis to pray for the Mynas and the Thrushes, or even the cats that prey on them!
is the chance to pray for those who wear the clothes,
in a whole range of life and work situations.
The bottom line is, somebody has to pay for "open-source" scholarship in order for it to remain scholarship.It's worth examining who "pays" for current print scholarship. The costs are divided between:
All papers reporting the results of research funded by the trust will in future have to be placed in a central public archive within six months of publication...
These are three things that ordinary western evangelicals without a Jewish mindset will find very difficult to feel comfortable with.Number one: God talks like a Jew
For someone with what I'm calling a Gentile mindset, "you may never understand" has to do with time and duration. The way I mean it is a very non-western way of saying it. "You may never understand" has little to do with time and everything to do with depth of feeling. Here's a Gentile: "In a million years, the tectonic plates that define the continental shelf will have shifted to the new positions shown in figure A." Here's a Jew: "Never in a million years will I speak to her again."He's right, God (indeed all Bible characters and authors - and most non-Western people today) do speak relationally rather than "factually". This failure to understand wrecks many Bible texts - just think of the ugliness of "Creation Science" compared to the beauty of Genesis chapter one!
When we're reading the Old Testament, we cheer for the Jews who meticulously observe Torah. Suddenly these same people wake up one day in the New Testament and they're the bad guys?This one is important for understanding what Jesus is on about in the Gospels, and because it leads to...
Gentile Christians tend to dismiss Jewish practices out of hand as things that "obviously" no longer apply...Such practices are "habits of holiness", patterns of a life directed at honouring God.
A typical non-Messianic Jew thinks he or she needs to make themselves feel thankful and only then give thanks. I want to give thanks and allow that to help me to feel thankful.Amen!
"Every time the Church destroys one if its deep-rooted symbols, it is conniving at that ... That is why it is wrong, not just sad."Frankly Tom, that kind of symbol the Church of the Crucified Carpenter can do without.
Wikis are excellent for collaborating towards a single version of what is being worked on, but not so good for everyone expressing opinions. They also tend to stagnate once the content gets to the "good enough" point, unless new topics are continually added.What I am envisaging is a group of people whose task is to prepare an assignment together. That is the goal is a commonly agreed final "text". But I take the point about Wikis themselves not being a good way to discuss. Perhaps part of the answer is to combine:
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