Archives for May 2, 2013 @ 13:08

Paul Krugman’s Economic Theory: Five Basics

From Paul Krugman: So, in order: 1. The economy isn’t like an individual family that earns a certain amount and spends some other amount, with no relationship between the two. My spending is your income and your spending is my income. If we both slash spending, both of our incomes fall. 2. We are now [Read More…]

Christian Parenting Question

From a reader and sometimes commenter… This family is looking for Bible curriculum for homeschooling children but who are themselves in public schools… but not the ordinary thing: Who has some recommendations? Books to read? Or a curriculum? Both my kids read Scripture for themselves (devotionally), and we talk with them when they have questions. [Read More…]

Being Drawn Toward the Future (RJS)

Daniel Harrell wraps up his book, Nature’s Witness: How Evolution Can Inspire Faith, with a reflection and a perspective that I don’t think we consider seriously enough. Christians have always believed all truth to be God’s truth, implying that science and faith, despite differences when it comes to explaining why, nevertheless should agree in regard [Read More…]

Academic Theology in the Third Reich

Those Americans who know Bonhoeffer tend to think about the church and theology under Hitler through Bonhoeffer’s experience. That is, harassed, spied upon, arrested, secretly tried, and eventually murdered. Bonhoeffer’s experience was not the norm for German theologians and pastors though neither was it atypical. Other kinds of experiences are known: Some capitulated to National [Read More…]