Bit of a monster post today. There are lots of interesting things going on: Brexit: Today the European Union loses one state as the UK leaves. Psychology: professor claims humans hardwired to dismiss facts inconvenient to their worldview. Writing: Why is so much Christian writing, er, um, bland? Free Speech: John Stackhouse criticizes UK cities … Continue reading Online Reading (January 31, 2020)
Law: The American Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) shows application beyond helping Hobby Lobby avoid contraceptive mandates. Technology and Farming: An old WWII bunker in London enters a phase of life as an underground vegetable farm. Technology and Frustration: Seems Elon Musk’s reveal of the new Tesla truck didn’t quite go as planned. Christian Leadership: … Continue reading Online Reading (November 28, 2019)
How should we be thinking about M-103?
The articles I’m reading this morning (and some of what I’m thinking about them).
It’s a difficult time to be an online conservative Christian with a strong interest in the law and politics (and a strong aversion to populism). Since the ascent of Donald Trump to the presidency, my conservative Evangelical leanings have been considered tacit support of a populist political leader who I see as acting in both … Continue reading A Quick Case for Christian Civility
Welcome to reading some of the things I'm finding interesting today: November 11: While in my present home of Korea, November 11 is "Peppero Day", back home in Canada, it's Remembrance day, and there is a debate this year about the white poppy as opposed to the red poppy. Abortion and Slavery: Thabiti Anyabwile gives … Continue reading Online Reading (November 9, 2010)
Law: A Quebec father who was successfully sued by his daughter after a grounding loses his appeal before the Quebec Superior Court. Fasting: Christianity Today reviews Scot McKnight's new book. Piracy: An American Ship was seized by pirates off the coast of Africa. The crew then took back the ship.