Breakfast Links for 11/27/12 – Liberal Women and Sex; Marriage and Greener Pastures; Hobby Lobby’s Objection


Richard Florida, Patheos/The Jesus Creed: “The math is terrifying. Add the ranks of the unemployed, the displaced, and the disconnected to these tens of millions of low-wage service workers, and the population of post-industrialism’s left-behinds surges to as many as two-thirds of all Americans.”

The Guardian: Supreme Court Allows Challenge to Obamacare on Religious Freedom Grounds

Kyle Roberts, Patheos/Cultivare: “It’s healthy to be detached from possessions and consumption if that detachment is because we are more securely attached to something greater and more enduring–like God and our fellow human beings.”

Ralph Reiland, Pittsburg TribLive: Obama’s Convoluted Tax Policies

Brad Williams, Patheos/Christ and Pop Culture: “Obamacare isn’t mandating that they help cover simple birth control pills; they’re mandating that they pay for “morning after” pills.”

Justin Silverman, The Daily: What Would Jesus Shoot?

Owen Strachan, Patheos/Thoughtlife: “Marriage calls for not merely a period of commitment. It calls for a lifetime of commitment. The archetype of wedlock is Jesus Christ and his church (see Ephesians 5:22-33). Christ does not marry his covenant people for a while, while it suits him. He binds us to himself for eternity.”

Yoram Hazony, NY Times Opinion Pages: If God Is Imperfect, Have the Atheists Won?

Mark Regenerus, Patheos/Black, White and Gray: “Basically, liberal women substitute sex for religion.”

Ben Reed, Christian Post: The Bloody, Nasty Old Testament


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