Daily Archives: January 6, 2013

Book Reviews The Rational Optimist, by Matt Ridley I have observed that not the man who hopes when others despair, but the man who despairs when others hope, is admired by a large class of persons as a sage. –John … Continue reading

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What’s More Important?

The story of Jephtha in Judges 11 and 12 is very disturbing. Jephtha and his daughter demonstrate that sometimes following the rules is exactly the wrong thing to do. Jephtha became one of Israel’s leaders—traditionally translated as “judge”—and at the … Continue reading

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