Archives for Feb 15, 2011 @ 17:49

Hillary Clinton on Internet Freedom

What would you advise Hillary Clinton to say? From WaPo: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to deliver a “major policy address” today about Internet freedom. According to the Associated Press, Clinton will warn that governments if you repress citizens online, you do so at your own risk. Clinton’s speech comes at a sensitive [Read More…]

Has the Weight Shifted?

Did you see this piece on USA Today? Has the weight now shifted so that the “battle” is effectively over? I think it has. You get the sense, observing the shifting cultural landscape, that we’ve reached a point on gay rights that is similar to that moment in a football game, or an election, or [Read More…]

belief … the meaning of life (RJS)

Francis Collins, in the brief stretch between stints as head of the Human Genome Project at NIH and, now, Director of NIH, put together a book, Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith, an anthology of readings he finds helpful in discussing rational reasons for belief in God. The anthology is, in some sense, a [Read More…]

Discipleship for “Next Christians” 2

Yesterday I sketched a vision of where we’ve been. I suggested that Gabe Lyons points us in the right direction for understanding where we’re headed with his book (The Next Christians: The Good News About the End of Christian America). I also suggested that the “next Christians” are radically reforming what has been traditionally called [Read More…]