Archives for Dec 13, 2011 @ 16:12


The word of the wise is this: Save! Don’t spend to the max, save. Who’s got some advice for us? For many Americans, the golden years are quickly taking on a tin-like hue. After a vicious decade of no growth for the stock market, including two 401(k)-eating bear markets and persistently sky-high unemployment, more Americans [Read More…]

Writers on Reading

From Emily Temple: Which is your favorite quote and why? “When I get a little money, I buy books. If any is left, I buy food and clothes.” — Erasmus “We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon [Read More…]

Science and Theology 1 – Science as Context (RJS)

Over the course of the next month or so I am going to look at three recent books by The Rev. Dr. Polkinghorne. The first, Theology in the Context of Science, I will begin today. The other two,  Testing Scripture: A Scientist Explores the Bible and Science and Religion in Quest of Truth, will follow. [Read More…]

“God can do anything he wants!” (by David Opderbeck)

David Opderbeck is Professor of Law and Director of the Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology at Seton Hall University Law School.  He is also a Ph.D. candidate in Philosophical Theology at the University of Nottingham. David’s post today is academic and complex, but he’s right in saying it is this distinction that was [Read More…]