Breakfast Links for 11/07/12: Voting with Queen Esther; the Last Nazi Hunter; Storms that Changed History


Fr. Dwight Longnecker, Patheos Catholic Channel: “What they are selling is a false reality and, like all false realities, the bubble will burst. The buyer will be disappointed and the dreams will lie shattered. Better not to put your trust in princes.” America’s Top 10 Closest Presidential Elections

Brenda Salter McNeil, her*meneutics: Voting With Queen Esther

Kurt Willems, Patheos/Pangea Blog: “Today we hope an election will change the world.
Tomorrow we remember that we first must become the kind of change we want to see in this world.”

Ty McCormick, Foreign Policy: Six Storms that Changed History

Joshua Davidovich, Times of Israel: The Last Nazi Hunter

David French, Patheos/The French Revolution: “Today’s outcome is — as it has always been — in God’s hands.  On this fateful day I’m reminded of the words used by many of our nation’s leaders and founders — going back first, I believe, to the abolitionist John Jay:  Duty is ours; consequences are God’s.”

Jeff Brumley, ABP News: Communion Alternative for Election Strife

Shane Claiborne & Chris Haw, Relevant: Jesus for President 2012

Amy Reynolds, Patheos/Black, White and Gray: “But let us admit that we will start the day Wednesday affected by what happens at the polls.  It will impact America. It will impact the world.”

Charles Lane, WP Opinion: The Election 2012 Catch-22

About Timothy Dalrymple

Timothy Dalrymple was raised in non-denominational evangelical congregations in California. The son and grandson of ministers, as a young boy he spent far too many hours each night staring at the ceiling and pondering the afterlife.
In all his work he seeks a better understanding of why people do, and do not, come to faith, and researches and teaches in religion and science, faith and reason, theology and philosophy, the origins of atheism, Christology, and the religious transformations of suffering