If you haven’t discovered the powerful, ethereal music of Sigur Ros, you are missing out. This Icelandic band debuted with a track on Vanilla Sky. Their concerts, I am told (by my brother), are among the most moving musical experiences to be had. Chuck full with creation-laden imagery (translated from the native icelandic), Sigur Rose lyrics beckon forth the worshipper in the listener. Though their god(s)falls infinitely short of satisfying the rebelliously infinite void in the soul of man, their
For those who have wondered where in the world I have been, where in the blogging world I have been, this entry answers that question with a summary of my months-long Masters thesis now days away from being finalized. On Tuesday I defend my thesis, followed by its binding for Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary’s library. WARNING: this is an academic thesis, so it sounds like one. However, there is much practical pay-off for it, some of which is hinted at here.
Earth is a Place of Injustice The 20th century was a century of injustice. In fact, it was the bloodiest century of human existence. A special word was coined by R. J. Rummel, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Hawaii for the massive movements of state-sponsored killings that swept the planet earth during the 20th Códemocide. Democide ran wild in Russia, China, Europe, Cambodia, Rwanda, Iraq, and the Balkans to name a few. Remember the genocidal attempts