“Diving into the afterlife in Hawai’i”

Kaanapali's Black Rock

  http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865597083/Diving-into-the-afterlife-in-Hawaii.html   … [Read more...]

Arguing for the Resurrection at Education Week

A modern icon

  Just a reminder that I'll be speaking at BYU Education Week again this year (19-22 August):  Daniel C. Peterson Truly He Is Risen: A Historical Case for the Resurrection of Christ 3220–3224 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC), 3:10–4:05 p.m. T  The Witness of the Gospels W  The Collective Witness of the Original Twelve Th  Paul, the Neglected Witness F  The Witness of the Restoration  I'm really excited about this topic, and only hope that I can begin … [Read more...]

“Love People, Not Pleasure”

most interesting social scientist about

  A wonderful article by one of the most interesting and useful social scientists in America: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/20/opinion/sunday/arthur-c-brooks-love-people-not-pleasure.html?_r=2   … [Read more...]

“An ancient pagan prophecy of Christ?”

the ancient Sybil

  http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865594809/An-ancient-pagan-prophecy-of-Christ.html   … [Read more...]

The Chinese government destroys Christian crosses

Praying Christians in China

  Christians are having a very difficult time in many parts of the world right now. There should be more who are upset about this than there seem to be: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657313/Toppled-crosses-in-China-spur-defiance.html   … [Read more...]

Democrats and impeachment

owned by Rupert Murdoch

  All my news and facts come from Sean Hannity and Fox News, of course, so I was fascinated when Sean conducted this "CNN" poll: It seems that 13% of those surveyed who are members of the Fox News affiliate called the Democratic Party favor the impeachment of Barack Obama: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/383759/cnn-poll-13-percent-democrats-surveyed-want-impeach-obama-ryan-lovelace I haven't exactly been beating the drum for … [Read more...]

“Constantine’s influence can scarcely be measured”

Constantine as saint

  Today's biweekly Hamblin/Peterson column in the Deseret News: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607543/Constantines-influence-can-scarcely-be-measured.html   … [Read more...]

“Epic fail, Dan. Epic fail.”


  "Everybody Wang Chung" has just now responded, after a fashion, to my post the other day about "Anonymous Slander on the Web."  (Somebody on his own board had directly asked him for his reaction to what I had written about him, and I suppose he realized that he couldn't simply ignore the request and go on.) Here's his response: That was an interesting post.DCP is a classic narcissist, but beyond that he tends to fight with disproportionate force. … [Read more...]