Dan Stringer

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Archive for December, 2012

December 31, 2012

2012 in Stringerland

As I write this, our boys sleep peacefully undisturbed (so far) by the sound of neighborhood fireworks heralding 2013’s arrival. Much has happened in Stringerland in the past 365 days since last New Year’s Eve. Perhaps the question is not, what has changed? but what hasn’t? For starters, there is a new person in our family. On...

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December 30, 2012

Loon’s linkage (October–December ’12)

Eugene Cho on making sense of the senseless Rachel Held Evans on why she loves the Bible and why God can’t be kept out Andy Crouch on why true compassion requires turning off the news Kristen Gaylord on stuff Christian college kids don’t like Peter Leithart on how N.T. Wright stole Christmas Christy Wampole on how to live...

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December 29, 2012

Film log (2012)

Here’s a list of the movies I watched in 2012, admittedly not as diverse as last year’s list of gems and duds. No profound agenda here, just another excuse for a year-end lookback (most recent views at the top). 1. Les Misérables, 2012 2. Safety Not Guaranteed, 2012 3. The Narnia Code, 2009 4. The Hunt...

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December 28, 2012

2012 in review: A pivotal year for Honolulu rail transit

It’s been an eventful year from nearly every news angle. 2012 saw tightly contested races of both the Olympic and electoral variety. Headlines were dominated by stories of devastating loss domestically (mass shootings, a superstorm) and internationally (Syria, Libya, Israel/Gaza). If that’s not enough to think about, consider the humanitarian crises we largely ignored in...

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