Upcoming Movie: The Blind Side

Having finished a recent month-long conversation on Faith@Work, and since the Public Square recently discussed abortion, we at the Evangelical Portal at Patheos have been spending a few weeks talking about adoption and other forms of care for the orphan.  I’m particularly proud of the interview of Jedd Medefind, President of the Christian Alliance for [Read More...]

Morning Report, August 24

One Christian’s perspective on today’s news: 1.  Robert Wright, author of The Evolution of God, penned an Op-Ed in the New York Times today, “A Grand Bargain Over Evolution.”  Worth reading.  The argument, essentially, is that believers should accept that natural evolutionary means are quite capable of explaining the development of such things as moral [Read More...]

Morning Report, August 5th: Gunmen, Abortions, the Dear Leader, the "elected leader," Cash for Clunkers, and More on Health Care

1.  More Evidence of the Fall, Item #11: a man walks into a fitness center, turns off the lights and sets his gun to blazing.  The cowardly shooter (since shooters like this often seek fame in death, I will not mention his name) went straight to an aerobics class and opened fire with multiple handguns.  [Read More...]

Morning Report, July 31: Charity, Circumcision, Half-Brained Babies, and Virgins

[If you're looking for the Harry Potter essay, scroll down, or go here.] 1.  This essay on First Things crafts a clear and helpful distinction between charity and tolerance.  This is a part of what Kierkegaard gets at when he says that the Christian concept of love is quite different, and sometimes even diametrically opposed, [Read More...]


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