Archives for Oct 22, 2013 @ 14:02


Source: To recap: Mac OS X Mavericks is free and available today. There are updated 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pros and both are available starting today. The 13-inch starts at $1,299, the 15-inch at $1,999. The Mac Pro has a price tag, $2,999, but the release date is still a vague “later this year.” iLive [Read More…]

We are SO over Mary

When I wrote my little book The Real Mary I learned about girls’ names in the USA and how “Mary” used to be #1 all over the USA. Here’s a link to 60 years of girls’ names, from 1960 to the present popularity, though nowhere close to former levels, of Sophia: [Read more…]

Is Faith a Threat to Science? (RJS)

Within the church we most often consider the intersection of science and faith from a perspective that asks if science is a threat to faith. Within the scientific community (and the academic community more generally) the question is often flipped. Rather than science as a threat to faith, faith is viewed as a threat to [Read More…]

At the Heart of the Apostle Paul: The Story

Symbols and praxis need a story in a worldview to make sense. Famously, Bultmann stripped the New Testament of its mythology, but notice how N.T. Wright, in his Paul and the Faithfulness of God, describes Bultmann’s agenda: The main problem with Bultmann’s proposal, in addition to the muddling of different senses of ‘myth’, is that [Read More…]