Combing the Net – 7/28/2011

The Norway Attacks —’s photo essay from the aftermath of the Norwegian massacre.

Mother-Daughter Terrified Texting — A translation of a texting conversation between a mother and her 16-year-old daughter who was hiding on the island of Utoya during Anders Behring Breivik’s shooting spree.

John R. W. Stott  (1921-2011) — A man possessing one of the most brilliant minds of the last century has gone home to be with the Lord. He died surrounded by family and listening to Handel’s Messiah… not a bad way to go! Justin Taylor gives a brief summary of Stott’s accomplishments. You can also visit a memorial page that has been set up to honor the man here.

How the Creeds Helped Me — I’ve been linking to the Resurgence’s posts on the historic creeds of the Church. But exactly how can studying these creeds that are more than a thousand years old help us today? Why should we bother?

An Appetizer for the Feast — Practical and spiritual advice for introverts, who need accountability and friendship as much as anyone.

Come See G.K. Chesterton’s “Magic” With Us! — Andrew Peterson and the rest of the folks at “The Rabbit Room” are offering up some discounted tickets to see a rare U.S. performance of Chesterton’s play “Magic”, at Lipsomb University in Nashville on August 13. The performance will be followed by a Rabbit Room roundtable discussion of “Chesterton, Magic, and cheese”. My wife and I have our tickets! We can’t wait! Here is a trailer for the play (you can read more about the local production here):

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