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Inconceivable! Baptism & the "Fellowship of Christ's Suffering"

I am convinced that we take the wonder and peculiarity of the Christian story for granted.  Our ancient forebears, not weighed down with sappy sentimentality or rationalistic reductionism, knew better.   281 more words


Calvin Was Wrong, Mostly

While Hobbes was the Tiger of Reason, Calvin had the option to be the 8-year-old of Middle School (Il)Logic, hence his ideas about what made good writing. 125 more words


Thanks for all the books: the surprise element

Is there anything better than being taken completely by surprise by a book? Ok, it’s not quite world peace or anything, but there is something very special about going into a book with low expectations, and having these blown out of the water by some great writing. 224 more words


Which Movie Is The Most 'Rewatchable?'


For the first time in the history of Now Conspiring, we completely botched the recording of an episode. The original episode featured me, Kayla, Maria, and Adonis making podcast gold talking about movies that are the most rewatchable, but one corrupted audio file later, I was forced to rerecord the episode by myself. 123 more words


Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Everyone is invited to join, they just ask that you link back to them and have fun!! 164 more words


Escaping the Pit of Despair

The 1987 movie Princess Bride includes this conversation between the Albino and the hero of the story, Westley inside the Pit of Despair:

Westley: Where am I? 505 more words

How to Change a Brat

In The Princess Bride (1987), a farm boy named Wesley falls in love with the wealthy farmer’s daughter, Buttercup. She is a snot, constantly telling Wesley what to do. 253 more words