Around the Web (9/4)

  • Cheap eBook Deals of the Day: An Introduction to the Old Testament: Second Edition (Tremper Longman III & Raymond B. Dillard) – $5.98 (83% off); Basics for Believers: An Exposition of Philippians (D. A. Carson) – $3.99 (75% off).
  • The September issue of Pressing On eMagazine is available. Clay Gentry, Bubba Gardner, and Edwin Crozier answer the question, “What does your baptism mean to you?”
  • Timothy C. Tennent asks, “Where have all the wretches gone?” in connection with changing the words of hymns.
  • Amazon unveiled Kindle MatchBook yesterday, a new scheme that gives its customers the ability to purchase discounted ebooks provided they’ve already bought the printed edition from the online retailer.
  • The Washington Post reports, “The teachings of televangelist Kenneth Copeland and his family focusing on the virtues of trusting God to keep healthy are under scrutiny after a cluster of measles cases linked to his family’s North Texas megachurch revealed many congregants hadn’t been vaccinated against the highly contagious disease.”
  • Luke Moyer reminds us that the often under-appreciated “end game” is the primary motive for Biblical genealogies.