Archives for Dec 19, 2013 @ 10:03

Antibacterial Cleaners Challenged

From AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks. The federal ruling on triclosan and other antibacterial ingredients lends new support to longstanding warnings [Read More…]

Why Would a Scientist Believe a Virgin Gave Birth? (RJS)

Most Christians have a deep appreciation for the scriptures, both the Old Testament and the New Testament. Many of our disagreements, especially the most heated discussions of science and faith arise because we respect and wrestle with scripture as inspired by God. As Paul tells Timothy, the scriptures are able to make us wise for [Read More…]

Salvation Re-Imagined through the Spirit (NT Wright)

One of the more (I predict) focused-upon sections in NT Wright’s Paul and the Faithfulness of God will be what he says about salvation, but he draws a set of narrowing circles: first we must think election, then salvation, and only then justification. All reworked “in Christ” and “in the Spirit” (which Wright always writes “spirit”). [Read More…]