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power

Politics, power, and evangelical orphans

Source » Sharply written piece from Jared Wilson: The evangelical generations are divided. That much is clear. It is a sad situation to see so many orphans. They’re reading all the old dead guys, because they can see how those guys finished. They can see who held the line all

“Sorry, Canada—your entire economy would fit inside Tokyo”

Source » Richard Florida maps the economies of cities relative to nations: Although it’s common to rate and rank the economic power of nations—think of all the articles you’ve read about China catching up with and eventually overtaking the United States in terms of GDP—the real economic

“The call of Christians is to be so deeply prayerful that we respond with creativity rather than just reaction”

Source » Jemar Tisby and Tyler Burns interview Andy Crouch on RAA’s Pass the Mic: The call of Christians is to be so deeply prayerful that we respond with creativity rather than just reaction. And what does that look like? Well it looks different for every individual. I think [of]

"Moral reality and truth"

“No longer do we think we have the power merely to discover moral reality and truth — we think we have the power to actually create it. What we have now is less a reversal of modernity and than an intensification of its deepest patterns” — Timothy Keller

“The powerful words of forgiveness delivered to Dylann Roof by victims’ relatives”

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“Some demand signs; others seek wisdom. But we preach Christ crucified: The power and wisdom of God.”

“Some demand signs; others seek wisdom. But we preach Christ crucified: The power and wisdom of God.” –1 Corinthians 1:22-24

The Big Mac Index

Source » The Big Mac index was invented by The Economist in 1986 as a lighthearted guide to whether currencies are at their “correct” level. It is based on the theory of purchasing-power parity (PPP), the notion that in the long run exchange rates should move towards the rate that would

“The past 20 years have seen a massive redistribution of economic power to the emerging world.”

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