Breakfast Links for 11/22/12 – Life of Pi; Gratitude; Sin As a Spectator Sport


Tim Dalrymple, Patheos/Philosophical Fragments: ” Because, if The Life of Pi is anything, it’s a fantastic conversation piece about the divine stories that embrace our own, that give them meaning, and that help us endure.”

Erick Erickson, Red State: Faith and Science Aren’t Incompatible

John Fea, Patheos/Euangelion: “As the German theologian and Christian martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer explained, “gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.”

Ian Ebright, Relevant Magazine: Sin As a Spectator Sport

Peter Enns, Patheos/Peter Enns: “Holding together faith in God, whom we do not see, and the daily grind, which is in our face 24/7, is a tough sell–and more often than we might want to admit sometimes.”

Carl M. Cannon, Real Clear Politics: JFK’s Fateful Trip to Texas

Victor David Hanson, National Review Online: Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave



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