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       “Reading matters”—my two-word summary of the last couple Pastor’s Heart columns. That’s why we have the internet, right? With just a point and a click, you can fill your computer screen with all sorts of stuff to read: news, how-to’s, celebrity gossip, blogs, scholarly essays, and other wiki-info. In fact, some people are so wired, they rarely hold an...

          In last week’s column, I challenged us to consider the ramifications of the fact that God revealed Himself to us in a book rather than via pictures, feelings, video, or other means. I derive from this that reading is of central importance in the lives of Christians (or at least it ought to be). I brought it up in connection with the fact...

          A package for me arrived in the mail on Tuesday. It was a slightly worn copy of the Norton Anthology of American Literature Third Edition Shorter. It was the text we used for a literature class in college, and I ordered it online last week. “Why?” is the obvious question you’re asking, right? (…I mean, besides the obvious attraction of the...

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