Archives for Aug 24, 2013 @ 12:36

Is Ghost-Writing unChristian?

Dave Moore: My introduction to ghost-writing came via a gifted friend from my days at Stanford.  She received her B.A. in classics from Stanford with distinction.  She is a gifted writer.  After college she went to work with a Christian ministry.  My wife and I were visiting with her one day when she read a [Read More…]

Joshua and Elie Wiesel

From Biblical Archaeologist: In the book that bears his name, Joshua impresses us with his harshness: it depicts a violence, even a thirst for violence, that is found nowhere else. The conquest of the land of Canaan occurs with fire and blood. Too much destruction at every turn. The only moment of tenderness in this [Read More…]

Your State and Your Rep’s Religion

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Weekly Meanderings, 24 August 2013

Bob Smietana, who got me blogging, is leaving The Tennessean: “He’s covered snake-handling preachers and mosque arson, lawbreaking charities and babies named Messiah. He’s introduced us to the guy who quit his job over 666 and the clergyman who says God doesn’t care if you smoke weed. And now I’m sad to announce that Bob [Read More…]