Thursday, January 14, 2010

Links of various sizes

The world's tallest and shortest men have met. Sulten Kosen and He Pingping expected it to be a friendly meeting, but in the end didn't really see eye to eye.

Cranmer posts the full script of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's 1988 address to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

Paul Helm offers some critique and reflections on Carl Trueman's recent essay on J. I. Packer here. Carl in turn will be responding. There is the promise of more to come over at Ref 21 here.

One of my deacons has been raving about a recent Modern Reformation article on funerals. The WHI blog has made this "exceptional article" available online, "Funerals from Hell: Where have all the graveyards gone?"

Guy Davies is taking a look at Stuart Olyott's article Where Luther Got It Wrong - and Why We need To Know about It (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)


Pro Regno said...

The guy on the right is a Springbok lock, and the one on on the left a Welsh lock.

Martin Downes said...

Very, very harsh. Alun Wyn-Jones aquitted himself very well for the Lions against the Boks. Bakkies and Matfield are, admittedly, the best engine room in world rugby.

Pro Regno said...

Only pulling your leg (joking).

Martin, is (or should) there be such a thing as a 'theology of sport' ?

How do christians, especially reformed christians interact with professional sport today ?