Archives for Mar 1, 2011 @ 11:57

Afternoons with Ron Sider 1

I’m going to give this a try. Ron Sider has a new article at Relevant Magazine, and in this article he asks young adults — Relevant readers — four questions. In Sider’s day, that is in the 70s and 80s, he was seen as a radical because he brought into fuller light the biblical teachings [Read More…]

Football and Brains

The story about Dave Duerson, one of Chicago’s favorite players during their Super Bowl years with Ditka, is a story that may change the face of American sports. Or should I say the “brains” of American sports. The basic storyline is that the family is wondering if concussions and head injuries during Duerson’s football career [Read More…]

An Interview with John Polkinghorne (RJS)

A few weeks ago I posted on an event held at Point Loma Nazarene University last November featuring John Polkinghorne (An Afternoon with John Polkinghorne). This last week I have been listening to the audio recordings (available on the PLNU website here) on my commute to and from work. There is much to ponder in [Read More…]

The Same God 1

Miroslav Volf, Professor at Yale, on the dedication page of his new book — Allah: A Christian Response, says this: To my father, a Pentecostal minister who admired Muslims, and taught me as a boy that they worship the same God as we do. Some of you may know Miroslav Volf grew up in Croatia/Yugoslavia, [Read More…]