Books: Rebecca McLaughlin reviews Richard Dawkins’ most recent book. Reading: Tim Challies publishes the 2020 reading challenge. Venezuela: The economic crises continues as students don’t eat, and teachers go to more lucrative jobs, like painting nails.
History: Screwtape reflects on the life of C.S. Lewis on the occasion of the latter’s birth. Discipleship: Paul Carter writes on the needs of good spiritual habits. Politics and Religious Freedom: John Stackhouse reflects own a recent Cardus poll concerning the religious beliefs of Canadian Party leaders. A little disturbing for those of us who … Continue reading Online Reading (November 29, 2019)
Divorce and Remariage: Tom Screiner opines on the Bible’s views on divorce and remarriage. (I’m not sure what I think).Biblical Authenticity: An article on how predictive prophecy can demonstrate Biblical authority.Cost Savings: A new baby clothes library has opened up in my city.Hong Kong: The massive disconnect between the people of Hong Kong and their … Continue reading Online Reading (November 26, 2019)
Bible Translations: Get Religion talks about the problem Journalists have in knowing which translation of the Bible they should quote in stories.Money: Be careful of taking a banks advice of how to deal with US borer and customs.Abortion: A very good reader-level examination about what happens to abortion laws in the US if Roe v. … Continue reading Online Reading (July 20, 2018)
I can be an idiot, but that doesn’t mean I *am* on every point… and I can learn.
Persecution: A New York Times opinion piece points out why Christians should see the white supremacist habit of picking on Black Churches as persecution of the Church. Apologetics: While (at staggeringly great length) taking issue with “natural atheology”, Edward Feser argues that Apologetics isn’t just an intellectually dishonest branch of rhetoric.Media: GetReligion today shows why … Continue reading Online Reading (June 24, 2015)
Avoiding Scandal: Marvin Olasky at World Magazine comments on a rule made by Billy Graham that may have saved Tullian Tchividjian from the present scandal. At some point I’ll need to reflect on grace in light of this. Intellectualism: An older article at the Atlantic deals with the ongoing odd assumption that intellectual rigor leads … Continue reading Online Reading (June 23, 2015)