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Experiment: What if Barth’s Evangelical Theology was not written only for theologians? Karl Barth, Evangelical Theology(Eerdmans, 1963), ch. 10, “Solitude.” —– Case 1. “As a rule, the Christian artist will have to put up with pursuing his subject in a … Continue reading

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Crazy ones

Adorable: The story: Arden, 5 years old.The background: Apple’s core passion.

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Coloring party, with sneak peak at the new Sky at Night gallery

Saturday morning, Aug 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details at the Galileo’s World meetup group.

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First thoughts on Inside Out

We saw Inside Out last night and loved it (as with everything from Pixar, including the adorable Lava short). Inside Out provides a fresh vocabulary of concrete images for explaining who we are and how we feel.* Here are some … Continue reading

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Collaborative communities

My thanks to Rob Reynolds and the NextThought team for his series on “The Power of Connections.” Here’s an excerpt from an interview with me on open access and “collaborative communities.” For more, see Rob’s Power of Connections blog. Kerry … Continue reading

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Tower of Pisa on Fox morning news

The Tower of Pisa project of the OU College of Engineering was featured last Friday, July 24, for the Fox News 25 morning show, broadcast live from the lobby of Bizzell Memorial Library. Four brief reports featured footage of the … Continue reading

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Song of Falling Leaves

by Susanna Joy Magruder Listen to the song of falling leaves. Observe with a hastening breath. for Before the hour of their demise Their faces shine with a burning sun; Many jewels across the tumbling wind. From a sulfur glazed … Continue reading

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Watch not ESPN

Football connects across generations. When they were young, my daughters and I used to enjoy gathering together precisely at 8 pm on Monday nights in time to belt out “Are you ready for some football?” together with Hank Williams, Jr. … Continue reading

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Peace 1914-2014

In Advent we are stirred to contemplate the mystery of the Incarnation in light of hope, peace, joy and love. This year, as we mark the centenary of the first world war, let us take hope by reflecting upon the … Continue reading

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Wolves in Yellowstone

Never Cry Wolf Yellowstone Wolves in the Wild Barry Lopez, Of Wolves and Men

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