Sunday, August 19, 2012

Recommended


Thomas Kuhn: the man who changed the way the world looked at science (The Observer)
     Fifty years ago, a book by Thomas Kuhn altered the way we look at the philosophy behind science, as well as introducing the much abused phrase 'paradigm shift'

The Ballad of Wade Michael Page (OC Weekly)
     An ex-bandmate of the Sikh temple shooter recalls their shared OC hate-rock past

On the Trail of Inherited Memories (New York Times)
     Born with memories? I dunno.

Noted biblical scholar, Chapman professor dies at 64 (OC Reg)
     Marvin Meyer, a biblical scholar and longtime professor at Chapman University, died Thursday from complications from melanoma, university administrators said. He was 64, and had battled skin cancer before. ¶ Meyer is perhaps best known for his work in translating the Book of Judas, a Gnostic Gospel with pages showing a different relationship between Jesus and the man mainstream Christianity says is his betrayer. The Gnostic Gospels are "secret" gospels stumbled upon by a peasant in northern Egypt in 1945....

1 comment:

  1. i remember seeing marvin on tv, interesting points of view. i would be interested on how he is doing now. you know in the afterlife world.

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