Education: British universities face criticism for awarding degrees to people who in some cases don’t even speak English.
Environment: There is now a debate over the benefit of biofuels.
Culture: After several years of resurgent atheist publishing, the Pew survey reports that in the United States, 92% of people still believe in God.
Books: A new Re:lit website is up. There seem to be new books coming called “books you’ll actually read”
Environmentalism?: Seems the circus around the seal hunt is beginning again.
History of the Church of England: A la Eddie Izzard. Very irreverent… but funny.
Surfing and Church Planting: Apparently quite similar.
Christian Progressivism: John Stackhouse wonders at the integrity of people who disagree with the doctrinal statements of a Church and yet draw salaries from it.
Episcopal Church: The Bruhaha about the deposing of a sitting bishop continues.
Environment: This is kinda disturbing, but why am I thinking of a Seinfeld episode?
Weather: As I finish shovelling yesterday’s snow, I hear about another snowstorm. (at least it’s only predicting HALF A METER of snow over the next 24 hours).
American Politics: Mark Steyn celebrates universal victimhood.
Manners: A brilliant article by Mark Steyn on rudeness and the what it says about society.
Environment: An Australian professor believes that there should be a tax on having excess children, to better help the planet.
Canada: A young Muslim woman in Canada is murdered, and her father is in custody. There seems to have been a disagreement about her not wearing hijab to school.
Epistemology: A thumping good article on Christian worldview is posted at The Gospel Coalition.
Anger: Okay, I know that stories in the paper aren’t to be believed at face value. But if you read this story without getting angry, you are a far more gentle person than I.
Calvinism: Mark Dever keeps ’em coming. This reason for the rise of Calvinism? J.I. Packer.
City Planning: Recent floods in England have shown the wisdom in some Church building projects of the middle ages.
Adoption: Anthony Bradley gives Christians in the U.S. a strong call to adoption. Maybe Christians elsewhere should read too.
Workaholism: Do we call an addiction a virtue?
Catholicism: Albert Mohler is not offended by the Pope’s recent comments.
Calvinists: Mark Dever opines why there are so many Calvinists about these days (he’s on reason 4 of 10)
Environmentalism: Tim Challies (who also does an awesome a la carte post each day like this one) explains how he thinks of environmentalism
Coffee: In a blow to it’s presence almost everywhere, Starbucks now seems to be forbidden in the Forbidden City