Archives for Dec 22, 2011 @ 13:16

Mothers, Part-time work, and Happiness

From Bonnie Rochman: Despite the juggling act required to hold down a job and care for children, moms who work report they’re healthier and happier than moms who stay at home when their kids are babies and preschoolers. What’s more, women who worked part-time fared the best, trumping the stay-at-home crowd and, in some cases, [Read More…]

Liberals and their Morality

Peter Watt gets after the liberal outcry over David Cameron’s pro-KJB speech, here’s the link to the full speech, and here’s Peter Watt: I have been a bit disturbed by the reaction of some to David Cameron’s speech on Christianity.  Let’s start with the obvious.  It was a speech at an event to commemorate the [Read More…]

Is Science Failing Us? (RJS)

I came across an interesting article in Wired this week written by Jonah Lehrer, Trials and Errors: Why Science Is Failing Us. In this article Lehrer explores the complexity and false steps in the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries. He begins with a story about a promising drug being tested by Pfizer in 2006. This was [Read More…]

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [Read more…]

The Message of Christmas

This post is by Matt Ritchie, who collects some lines in Christmas songs that declare that Jesus is King: Most American Christians tend to think of the gospel in soterian terms. That is, we think of it as a description of the means by which God saves (usually) individual people. When the gospel is reduced to [Read More…]