Choice Blog Entries – St. Patrick, Virtual Community, Links
Who was St. Patrick?
As we celebrate St. Patricks day, take a moment of your time to get familiar with his story. Yes he was a real person who had a real impact on Ireland and beyond. David DeVries gives us a nice summary of St. Patricks life. Check it out.
If you haven’t had a chance to read any of Shane Hipps, this entry at Out of Ur will give you a good introduction to some thinking about the internet and virtual community as opposed to flesh and blood community. I’ve done a paper on The Medium and the Mission. Through my research on that paper I learned a lot on this topic, I learned things that I will carry with me for life. I appreciate Hipp’s perspective and articulation of things.
Worthwhile Links from John Santic
John Santic at Toward Hope gives us some great links to read. Even thought Ash Wednesday has passed a while back, we are still in the season of lent, so if you get a chance, check out what John calls “The Best Ash Wednesday Reflection I Have Ever Read. It is moving.