Breakfast Links for 11/28/12: American Hunger Games; Why Christians Suffer; You Can Dress Up a Cow, But…

BREAKFAST LINKS 11/28/12:

Bill Blankschaen, Patheos/Bill in the Blank: “…I noted the jarring disparity between record retail sales for Black Friday, record Cyber Monday sales, and record movie box office receipts last weekend on the one hand and record food stamps doled out on the other.”

Glenn Harlan Reynolds, USA Opinion: America and the Hunger Games

Karen Spears Zacharias, Patheos/Karen Spears Zacharias: “You can dress a cow in a hat and high heels and send her to church but underneath all that she’s still just a cow…Transformation of any sort depends upon a supernatural strength, a power far beyond the control of the one being transformed.”

Thomas Sowell, Real Clear Politics: The Facts on Spending and Taxes

Joel J. Miller, Patheos/Joel J. Miller: “When we are wronged, do we ask God for justice? Maybe we should reconsider that impulse.”

Ross Pomeroy, Real Clear Science: Why Strict Atheism is Unscientific

David French, Patheos/The French Revolution: “We should not leave behind our best — our truest — arguments simply because our opponents rule them out of bounds.  Simply put, spiritual truth is far more powerful than contemporary “rules” of discourse.”

Rob Phillips, Baptist Press: Why Christians Suffer

 

 

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


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