Archives for Oct 22, 2012 @ 17:26

Lance Armstrong and Evidence

Lance Armstrong has been condemned without a trial so far as I can see. Perhaps I’m wrong but all I’ve seen in the reports is hearsay accusations — by teammates no less — against Armstrong without one shred of physical evidence that he cheated. (Do I suspect he did? How can one not with all [Read More…]

Evangelicalism is a Politics and it Leans Right

Only the minority of evangelicalism in America leans left politically, which shows that there’s something inherent to much of American evangelicalism that says theologically Right means politically Right. Although not widely noticed, Mitt Romney seems to be on his way to capturing as much of the white evangelical vote as George W. Bush famously did [Read More…]

Law Professors and Politics

Is there political discrimination in America’s law schools? A recent incident in Iowa suggests so, and law schools may well experience a shake down that compels them to be more politically representative. From WaPo, the story about Teresa Wagner: IOWA CITY, Iowa — Praised by colleagues as smart, friendly and passionate about the law, Teresa [Read More…]

Evangelicals Left Out and Left Behind

Some people want to reclaim a supposed original meaning for the world “evangelical.” Lillian Kwon, at CP, recently wrote up a story about a rant by someone who says evangelical is basically a kind of Reformation theology, and the rant included pointing fingers of compromise at Carl Henry and Christianity Today, a magazine he evidently [Read More…]

The Argument for God from Experience

By Jeff Cook: The Argument from Religious Experience How much does “experience” factor into your belief in God? What kind of experience?  Number 9 in my list for the best arguments for God’s existence is the argument from religious experience. Lots of ways to formulate this, but I find the structure below compelling. Millions of [Read More…]