links for 2010-07-28

Spiked Math: Pi = 3 The Bible asserts that π equals 3: "He made the Sea of cast metal, circular in shape, measuring ten cubits from rim to rim and five cubits high. It took a line of thirty cubits to measure around it." 1 Kings 7:23 (NIV). As a mathematician its clear to me […]

links for 2010-07-22

iMonk Classic: We thought he was such a nice boy…and then we found out he didn’t believe in….Inerrancy!! Paragraph from the Chicago Statement on Inerrancy XIII: "We deny that it is proper to evaluate Scripture according to standards of truth and error that are alien to its usage or purpose. We further deny that inerrancy […]

links for 2010-07-20

Voyage of the James Caird – who was that Hillary guy again? The voyage of the James Caird was an open boat journey from Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands to South Georgia in the southern Atlantic Ocean, a distance of 800 nautical miles (1,500 km; 920 mi). Undertaken by Sir Ernest Shackleton and […]