Monthly Archives: November 2010

>Christmas in Copenhagen

>It’s after Thanksgiving, which means it’s okay to start (openly) listening to Christmas music, decorate the house, and subtlety drop hints about reasonably priced present ideas when talking with friends. I’ve been listening to Sufjan’s Christmas albums (of course), Sojourn’s … Continue reading

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>Makota Fujimura’s Illuminated Gospel

> Makoto Fujimura – The Art of “The Four Holy Gospels” from Crossway on Vimeo. Simply stunning! View the preview pdfs here.

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>Wright on Salvation and Exile

>”From the point of view of a first-century Jew, ‘forgiveness of sins’ could never simply by a private blessing, though to be sure it was that as well, as Qumran amply testifies. Overarching the situation of the individual was the … Continue reading

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>"Way Back Home"

> Maybe you’re one of the nearly 2 million people whose watch this video already, but if you’re not you need to, and if you are, you probably want to watch it again.

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> Beirut it a crazy city. Admittedly, the nightlife is overrated if you’re not into Hummers and designer clothes, but it’s a beautiful place with hospitable people and delicious food. Highlights include: Exploring the city by bike, thanks to a … Continue reading

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>It’s about time…

>We got some art on the walls at the Safehouse. Thanks Seth for showing initiative and critical thinking.

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>İyi Bayramlar

>I’m going to Beirut with some friends for Bayram. The city, not to see the band.

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>Bike Istanbul: the helmet cam.

> Biking in Istanbul is crazy. But you could say that about biking in a lot of urban areas. Somehow it doesn’t accurately denote the full significance of cycling in Istanbul. Thankfully, my roommate Seth set out to document a … Continue reading

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>Rümeli Hisarı

>Sometimes you have to climb all over old fortresses with your friends.

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>PTs v. Square Mile

>This is the coffee I’ve been drinking lately. Both are delicious, but I have to admit I’m enjoying the peachy sweet PT’s El Salvador Finca Los Planes a little more than the smooth blackcurrant of the Kangocho AA Nyeri Square … Continue reading

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