Archives for Aug 20, 2009 @ 14:30

Obamacare: The Big Question

Here’s my question for you, and I ask you to look inside and tell us what you think really do think: Do you think every American citizen is entitled to basic health care as a human rights issue? If not, why? If so, how do you propose the uninsured (45+ million) and unemployed — 30 [Read More…]

Acts and Mission 12

What happens when Pentecost happens? That’s our week’s question. What happens is that community happens? That’s our week’s answer. How does community happen? We’ll look at a fourth characteristic today. Again, the passage: They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled [Read More…]

Evolution’s Place? 2 (RJS)

Today I start in earnest a series focused on Simon Conway Morris’s book Life’s Solution: Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe. This book is an exploration of the evidence for evolutionary convergence – the idea that there are islands of stability and that evolution will identify these islands. Conway Morris is  Professor of Evolutionary Paleobiology [Read More…]

Atheist Delusions 6

David Bentley Hart, a historian of ideas, Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies , examines “faith and reason” to provide historical context for what has happened with New Atheists. The New Atheists, he contends, propagate a myth in telling the story of (Western) civilization. Namely, that the Age of Faith was an [Read More…]