Time for a quick roundup of interesting and noteworthy links that have caught our attention lately! Without further ado:
- Have you entered the Joshua Code contest? It’s a contest run in conjunction with our new email devotional of the same name, and you might win an entire case of The Joshua Code for your small group.
- The “dark night of the soul” isn’t what you probably think it is.
- Didn’t like the pastor’s sermon? Here’s how to criticize a preacher.
- The “reformation of suffering”—how early Protestants understood suffering, and how they found hope in it.
- Is the Bible inerrant? A upcoming book on the subject will present five different Christian approaches to the idea of Biblical inerrancy. Among the contributors are popular Christian bloggers Peter Enns and Al Mohler.
- The Syrian civil war has spread to the city of Maaloula, one of a handful of places in the world where Aramaic, the language of Jesus, is still spoken.
- Archaeologists may have uncovered King Solomon’s mines—although probably with a bit less drama and danger than depicted in the H. Rider Haggard novel.