Daily Archives: June 26, 2008

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George Carlin and the existence of God

As I am sure you all know, George Carlin passed away last week. I have always enjoyed much of Carlin’s work but those of you who know his work will have surmised that I disagreed with his views on religion and God. It just occurred to me that part of one of his routines made up the “base text” of a sermon I preached on Trinity Sunday in 2004. First Sunday after Pentecost Trinity Sunday […]

Chicago Assyrian Dictionary…for free?!

With all this talk about “iPhone suckers” here is one that can really make you cringe. U of Chicago has decided to release the CAD for free as PDF downloads. Now, I know many of us much prefer books over electronic copies, the truth is that I do as well for down and dirty research, but PDFs are great. Imagine you are on your way to do some research or simply write up some articles […]