Breakfast Links for 11/23/12 – Black Friday Behavior; Lincoln’s Defiant Thanksgiving; To Lose Those Calories


Jason Morehead, Patheos/Christ and Popculture: The Atlantic Wire‘s Rebecca Greenfield points out three scientific explanations for our Black Friday behavior…”

Leonard Pitts, Jr. Lincoln’s Defiant Thanksgiving

Nancy Hellmich, Patheos/Jesus Creed: “To burn off those extra 2,000 calories, a 180-pound person would have to walk briskly (about 3.5 miles an hour on a level surface) for 5 hours or more, says Heather Mangieri, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a sports nutritionist in Pittsburgh.”

E. J Dionne, Real Clear Politics: The Greatest Generation Redux

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