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Tree of Life (film review)

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Arthur finally talked me into watching Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life and I enjoyed it much more than I expected to. Even the evolution-y, creation-y, impressionistic-y bit. Actually, especially that bit. And the dinosaurs (cheesy, I know, but I’ve got a thing for dinosaurs!) But this film is more than […]

Knowing God (Trinity series)

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I’ve made two introductory posts to this Trinity series (1, 2). Now we get to the guts of it. The first reason why the Trinity makes such a difference is because only if God is Trinity can we truly know God. And because God is Trinity, he also knows us. […]

Stripped (Eddie Izzard)

Last week Arthur and I went to see Eddie Izzard in his latest show Stripped. We’ve previously enjoyed his humorous take on European history in Dress to Kill and this time amused ourselves pre-show by translating the Hebrew paragraph on the backdrop. There were a number of other ancient languages there as well […]

Song of the Nightingale: Book Review

Song of the Nightingale is the story of Helen Berhane, imprisoned for 3 years for being a Christian in Eritrea. Helen belonged to a pentecostal denomination of Christianity which isn’t recognised in Eritrea. As a result, her singing ministry and Bible study group activities led to several arrests and then […]

The Scar Project

I came across The Scar Project over at The Hairpin. It’s a collection of photos of young breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay. They’re pretty confronting to look at. It’s a devastating issue.