Archive for April, 2009

Neal Stephenson: Anathem

Posted: 6th April 2009 by ElShaddai Edwards in Faith & Theology, Uncategorized
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In lieu of a more formal book review, here is my capsule summary: “In response to the sudden appearance of extraterrestrial visitors, philo-math monks gather together to discuss multi-state causal consciousness models as a outflow of quantum mechanics.” Sound interesting? Anathem is a great book and I highly recommend it if you like mathematics, philosophy, […]

Psalm 23: the coffee translation

Posted: 6th April 2009 by ElShaddai Edwards in Faith & Theology, Uncategorized

HT: Mikey’s Funnies Caffeine is my shepherd, I shall not doze. It maketh me to wake in green pastures. It leadeth me beyond the sleeping masses. It restoreth my buzz. It leadeth me in the paths of consciousness for its name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of addiction, I […]

Contracting the negative “not”…

Posted: 5th April 2009 by ElShaddai Edwards in Faith & Theology, Uncategorized

Every time the KJV and its lineage come up in discussion, there is invariably discussion of the placement of a simple word: “not”. Critics of traditional English Bible language, aka “Biblish”, like to point out that natural English speakers do not go around asking questions like, “Are we not going to the store today?” Instead, […]

TNIV cracks Amazon.com Top 10

Posted: 2nd April 2009 by ElShaddai Edwards in Faith & Theology, Uncategorized

For those questioning the TNIV’s distribution and marketing strategies, it is worth noting that that the TNIV Kindle Edition has cracked the top 10 on Amazon.com’s Kindle Bestseller list, and is currently listed in the #8 position. I suppose it’s only fair to mention that Zondervan is offering the TNIV Kindle Edition for $0 – […]