Archives for Jun 6, 2011 @ 16:39

New University in England

England is opening up a university in American style: pay for it. A group of the world’s leading academics have launched a new British university which they hope will rival Oxford and Cambridge, it was announced today. New College of the Humanities (NCH) will charge fees of £18,000 a year and offer the ”highest-quality” education [Read More…]

Anglican Defections

From Christian Post, by : The first of a series of ordinations are set to take place, which will see former Anglican clergy defect from the Church of England and become Roman Catholic priests, on Saturday. Overall more than 50 former Anglican clergy will complete their defection over the next two weeks in a series [Read More…]

Is Adoption a Trend or Trendy?

From Megan Hyatt Miller: While talking with a friend about our adoption recently, she made a comment that adoption just seemed so trendy—all these upper-middle class families running around with their brown babies talking about hundreds of millions of orphans, minus one. From the outside looking in, it appeared to be the “new thing.” She [Read More…]

Tom Wright, Scriptural Authority, and Monogamy

What does it mean to claim the Bible is authoritative? We can turn this inside out with this: How do we frame the authority of the Bible? Is it as simple as “the Bible says it, do it”? Or … and this is why so many of us value the voice of Tom Wright in [Read More…]

God Behaving Badly 6

Is the God of the Old Testament a legalist? David Lamb, in his excellent book, God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist?, probes into this question by examining how the God of the Old Testament (and New Testament) is depicted when it comes to giving laws. The caricatures [Read More…]