Daily Archives: July 21, 2008

6 posts

My personality

My wife persuaded me to take a new Facebook app personality test called “Personality Patterns.” It turns out it is very similar to the “Strength Finder 2.0” tool that we used with our staff. The results are similar too. Anyone who knows me think this is unexpected or out of whack? Friendly You would rather hang out with others than spend time alone, and you’d far rather be doing something with your friends than just […]

What is the calling of an Anglican Bishop?

I am trying to be very open about the proceedings and musings coming out of Lambeth, but I can’t help but snipe (at all sides). The following is from Larry Benfield, the bishop of Arkansas. He reflects upon the opening Eucharist. Another highlight was the sermon given by the Rt. Rev. Duleep de Chickera, the bishop of Colombo (Sri Lanka). He reminded all of us bishops that we do not come to the Lambeth Conference […]

CS Lewis on “Gabriel’s Vision”

I just came across this blog today, “Further Up & Further In: A C.S. Lewis & Inklings Resource Blog,” by Dr. Bruce L. Edwards of Bowling Green State. Others may know of him already, I did not, but his info looks impressive and sound and the site looks very interesting. He certainly offers a great and relevant quote from Prof. Lewis relating to recent “Dead Sea Stone.” Resurrecting Old Myths July 7th, 2008 by Bruce […]

New Bodleian Library to be renamed

This is old news now, but I just received word of it. I spent a fair amount of time in the New Bodley since many Hebrew and Aramaic Manuscripts are there (I assume they still are). This morning I received my copy of “Oxford Today” and it announced a £25M gift from the Weston Foundation to redevelop the New Bodleian Library. Interestingly, the article in OT says, “the New Bodleian Library is set to have […]