Monthly Archives: May 2008

iPod Movies

I’ll be doing some air travel this summer, and ever since I got my iPod — egad! I never wrote a blog entry about the wonder that is my iPod! what kind of lazy blogger am I? I’ll do that Real Soon Now. Anyway, about my air travel…

So, I went to the iTMS store to see what it would cost me to get a movie for the trip. I was stunned to see how much they cost. (For example, $14.99 for The Incredibles.) Very quickly I decided that I would have to make my own, because the store-bought ones were just too spendy for my limited budget. I already got a copy of The Incredibles, for example. So all I had to do was learn how to rip dvds for ipod.

By that query was I introduced to Handbrake. And you know what? It just works. I give it a “Cool Tool” award. Thumbs up.

Three Christians Speak About the Bible

Here’s what Stanley Hauerwas has to say:

No task is more important than for the Church to take the Bible out of the hands of individual Christians in North America. Let us no longer give the Bible to all children when they enter the third grade or whenever their assumed rise to Christian maturity is marked, such as eighth-grade commencements. Let us rather tell them and their parents that they are possessed by habits far too corrupt for them to be encouraged to read the Bible on their own. [1]

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