Marvin Lindsay is a Ph.D. student at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. He blogs at Avdat, part of the CCblogs network.
When people identify some calamity as a warning from God, it
seems like it's always somebody else who's getting warned.
We take 'em at my church. It's the usual stuff: a speedy recovery from surgery, employment, traveling mercies, world peace.
Remember Bradley Manning? The soldier who made Julian Assange a
household name? Do you know how he's been spending the last nine months
in the brig? Glenn Greenwald brings us up to speed:
We did Chinese religions in class last week, and the homework assignment was to read the Daodejing (Tao Te Ching) and write two pages that answers the question, "What is this text?"
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