Archives for Jun 19, 2012 @ 14:05

An Atheist’s Conversion and Last Blog Post

Did you see this? Leah Libresco’s last post on the atheist portal; she has converted to the Christian faith and is now in RCIA. For several years, a lot of my friends have been telling me I had an inconsistent and unsustainable philosophy.  ”A virtue ethicist atheist whose transhumanism seems to be rooted in dualism? [Read More…]

A Repeating Story

Pete Enns recently posted about evangelical professors dying at their institutions because their ideas are unwelcome and, which is more likely, if their ideas were to become public they’d lose their jobs. After reading Pete’s observations, what would you recommend professor/the institutions to do? Here is a clip or two from Pete’s post: I’ve had [Read More…]

Evolution vs. Creationism: The Story

By Robert Wright: My theory is highly conjectural, but here goes: A few decades ago, Darwinians and creationists had a de facto nonaggression pact: Creationists would let Darwinians reign in biology class, and otherwise Darwinians would leave creationists alone. The deal worked. I went to a public high school in a pretty religious part of [Read More…]

Is Religion (Merely) a Natural Phenomenon? (RJS)

I recently received a copy of The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity. This book, edited by J. B. Stump and Alan Padgett, consists of scholarly essays covering a variety of topics relating to the discussion of science and the Christian faith. The contributors range from believers to skeptics and approach the topics from a [Read More…]

Paul’s Leadership: Masculine, Feminine

Margaret Mowczko is on the executive committee of a newly-formed CBE chapter in Sydney (Australia). She writes on the subject of biblical equality for her website Newlife. * * * * * Some Christians believe that being a leader is a man’s role, and that it is unfeminine for women to be in leadership. These [Read More…]