“LET’S TALK ABOUT HELL. In David Bentley Hart’s remarkably important book That All Shall Be Saved, he outlines the reasons that we should not fear an afterlife of unending torment in a Dantesque lake of flame. ‘It makes no more sense, then, to say that God allows creatures to damn themselves out of his love for them or out of his respect for their freedom than to say a father might reasonably allow his deranged child to thrust her face into a fire out of a tender regard for her moral autonomy.’ Read the book—really, read it. It will inoculate you against some of the ideas about God that can’t help but edge their way into your psyche.” –Bill McKibben, Sojourners, 2020
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“Three people are without a home after a Sunday morning house fire in Dante, according to emergency officials.
“Russell County EMA Director Jess Powers says firefighters responded to a home on Upper Bear Wallow Road around 10:47 a.m. The fire was called in by a neighbor, he says.
“According to Powers, three people live in the home but were not there at the time of the fire.
“The Red Cross has been called in to assist the victims.
“As of 1 p.m., first responders were still on scene.
“The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.” […] –Slater Teague, News Channel 11, November 11, 2018
“ERP implementation projects are large, complex endeavors that can quickly spiral out of control. Blown budgets and delayed implementations are not uncommon, and in the worst cases, failed ERP projects can cripple the entire organization.
“Despite risk management frameworks, robust development methodologies, and highly motivated teams, ERP initiatives still fall victim to poor decisions. In his Divine Comedy, Dante chronicles his journey through the nine circles of hell. To avoid a similar story for your ERP project, beware of these deadly ERP sins.” […] –Shawn Stamp, CIO Dive, June 25, 2018