Archives for Sep 27, 2012 @ 13:50

Is this accurate?

I’m seeing this theme at times — namely, that Republicans are creating obstacles for voters, especially if they can establish policies that could lessen the Democrat vote. Is this piece by Elizabeth Drew accurate? The Republicans’ plan is that if they can’t buy the 2012 election they will steal it. The plan, long in the [Read More…]

Americans and Dependency

From Matthew Spalding: Do you think benefits ought to entail working for them? Last year, the Wall Street Journal reported that 49% of the population lives in a household where at least one person gets some type of government benefit. The Heritage Foundation’s annual Index of Dependence on Government tracks government spending and creates a weighted score [Read More…]

What’s With the Junk? (DNA that is) (RJS)

The topic of Junk DNA has come up a number of times in posts on this site over the last year or so. In particular one commenter has referred on several occasions to the supposed debunking of junk DNA as a serious blow to the theory of evolution. This is a fairly common misunderstanding. But [Read More…]

The Four Elements of Missional Theology

If you had to pick the top three, four, or five ideas in “missional theology” which would you choose? I know some would choose justice, and others — those who think “missional” means “evangelism” — salvation or justification, while yet others would choose church-state relations or even participation in society. Do you think anything central [Read More…]