Friday, October 31, 2014

Free Wi-Fi, and other links

The posting of links does not constitute an endorsement of the sites linked, and not necessarily even agreement with the specific posts linked.

* All the National Chains That Offer Free Wi-Fi -- "Sometimes, you just need to quickly grab some free Wi-Fi while you're walking through town. "
* Ghost, Demon, or Hallucination: Did Samuel Return from the Dead? -- "...there is nothing inherently difficult with God bringing about a posthumous appearance of Samuel the prophet. I believe this is the most straight forward reading of the text."
* John Adam Grenade -- "...John Adam Grenade, the poet of the backwoods' settlement, and a preacher of strange power, though called by many people the wild man."
* Mormon church addresses mystery surrounding undergarments in latest effort to explain faith -- "The Mormon church is peeling back the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by the faithful with a new video explaining the practice in depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol of Latter-day Saints' devotion to God."
* Official denominational positions on homosexuality -- "A listing of the official positions on homosexuality from some Christian (name identified) denominations."
On the Need to Write Something “New” -- "Adam was the only man who, when he said a good thing, knew that nobody had said it before."
* Tithing for New Covenant Believers–Yes or No? -- "It is significant, I believe, that the tithe is never mentioned in the New Testament as a pattern for Christian giving."
* UNC offered fake classes for 18 years. But that's not the only academic scandal. -- "...more than 3,000 students took classes that did not exist: courses that had no class time, no assignments, no meetings with a professor — just a single term paper that no one would read."

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