June 28 - June 29, 2002
Saturday 29th June, 2002
Bene Diction posts:
And…the new kid on the blog is
Eye Level. G’day and bonjour!
Because of time differences in this north-south
hemisphere blogging partnership, I didn’t get to post this before my
Australian deadline. For those of you who missed it, here is Instapundit’s
USS Clueless with a story on pacifism. Link via
Relapsed Catholic, and
Holy Weblog, two of the busiest bloggers in the roll, have lots of links
for your weekend reading.
Mallon’s Media Watch on men and marriage and male education.
Midwest Conservative Journal on Cal Thomas’ over reaction to the Pledge
Quantum Tea, a non-American feels pretty much the same way.
Are you looking for ideas and links?
Here is a blog on blogs.
Do you want to know more about transpropositionality?
Stephen’s Blog will be happy to fill you in.
Shark Blog with another killer translation from the German magazine,
Die Weit. Do you want to know what the Church of the Nativity terrorists
are up to in Europe? Link via
Ideas interview with
Ken Layne about blogs and books. Does anyone want to interview Martin
about his books?
Mark Byron is getting married in eight days, and is on his way home for
final preparations. God speed, and God bless.
Update your Mere Madness link. It’s
here. Why am I getting a Comet Cursor alert?
Doc at He Lives continues with Calvinism, Arminianism, etc. etc. (I have
no idea if I spelled that right) It is nice to see
Joyful Christian back at it. Keep him in your prayers, eh?
JordonCooper.com’s blog is 1 year old. That’s ancient in Christian blog
time. Go wish him well!
Spudlets responds thoughtfully to Rev.
Joshua Sargent’s post on a blog writer’s vision, mission, roll, purpose,
community, accountability, slump, etc.
Bloggedy blog has found a quiz. Which
parasite are you? In the interests of fair disclosure, I’m an amoeba.
Pssst Spudlets, in response to your email question. There
are changes happening at this blog as early as next week. Martin will make
the announcements. Stay linked.
We canucks are celebrating Canada Day, the founding of
our country July 1, 1867. Back soon. Temps a jouir!
The Hearts of Missionaries
Christianity Today has an
interview with Dayna Curry and Heather Mercer as well as
excerpts from their book “Prisoners of Hope.”
This Way, That Way, Which Way?
Since this political and legal issue is important to our
here is the latest in the court’s dance over the Pledge of Allegiance.
Weblog links to 29 articles.
The G8 Gang
Mark Steyn and the sham of plans at Kananaskis, and other fallacies.
Journalist Trades Badges
I’ve been where this guy has. I’ve covered a Billy Graham
crusade and I’ve counseled at one.
A group of publishers are
suing over pop-up ads. There are some big names here; a victory for them
may be a victory for all of us.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Revising good literature in the name of
political correctness, this theatre company needs to get a backbone.
WSJ Opinion Journal
Uh, fella, you’re supposed to
call the gas company for a reason here.
Uh, lady, you’re supposed to
turn off the oven. Sadly, there were serious injuries.
Those Annoying Phone Solicitors
This time, the phone company sales pitch
saves a guy’s life.
-posted 8:50am, by Bene Diction
Friday 28th June, 2002
Bene Diction posts:
New Kids on the Blog:
McGyver saves the Catholic Church
Missionfield Molly’s Many Musings
Beth’s Blog Wife of blogger Joshua
G’day and Bonjour to all of you!
Catholic and Enjoying it has an anti-Semitic drivel alert. Also there is
a post responding to
Josh Claybourn’s request for a Catholic perspective on the end times.
Mark Byron and
Ideas join other Christian political/war bloggers
Cut on the Bias,
Brothers Judd and
Midwest Conservative Journal on
Instapundit’s blog list. Congratulations!
Speaking of Americans, while going through our blog list
earlier, I noticed around 90% to 95% of American bloggers who posted had
something on their Pledge of Allegiance and the 9th Circuit Court
decision. Is a wolf pack mentality developing? Is everyone jumping on the
Jerry Falwell bandwagon?
Vodka Pundit at least has a world view and strong words for this Pledge
Every blogger go read
this. Now. If you have something to say, then try to comment politely.
Beats having to slog through all these Christian posts on the Pledge of
Tolle, Blogge on Stanley Hauerwas.
Quantum Tea and
Barrabas take on
Armed and Dangerous’ misconceptions about Christianity.
Mark Byron on church interchangeability and fellowship for Protestants.
death penalty has been given to ‘Home Affairs Minister” Tomomitsu Niimi
of the Japanese cult responsible for the 1995 Toyko subway sarin gas attack
and the 1994 attack in Matsumoto. Their beliefs are
here under “A”.
China Faces AIDS Crisis
China’s HIV/AIDS epidemic is becoming
Asylum seekers are
sewing their lips shut again in another hunger strike at Woomera camp.
Here is how Australian churches are trying to help.
Tanzania Train Crash
Many of the victims and survivors of
Tuesday’s crash were Christians.
Al Quaeda’s Computer Skills
Cyber attacks are more of a possibility than previously thought.
Not Just Holy Cows
This child shares a vat of milk with holy rats in a Hindu temple.
A giraffe suspected of
killing an American pastor in Kenya has jumped to its death.
Cabbages and Crime
veggies help lower criminal impulses.
Squirrelly Littering Law
A seventy-year-old Michigan woman could be
jailed for feeding squirrels in her backyard and local park. The charge?
Quote of the Day
Most people want to serve God, but only in an advisory
-posted 9:40am, by Bene Diction