The Research on Religion Podcast

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Many thanks to Anthony Gill, producer of the Research on Religion podcast, for an enjoyable conversation.  I had seen Dr Gill interview various Patheos authors, including folks like Bradley Wright and Thomas Kidd.  I accept that, as someone who left academia, I don’t quite fit fully as a “media” person and yet I no longer [Read More...]

Jeremy Lin: “I would scream like a little girl.”

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American media reported that Jeremy Lin shared his testimony during his recent visit to Taiwan, but I couldn’t find a link.  Today a friend, George Chong, sent me a link to a non-searchable video on YouTube that shows the testimony.  I think you’ll enjoy it. Skip to 1:05:26: Several things stand out to me: One [Read More...]

The Greatness of Jeremy Lin

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This is pure Jeremy Lin — the goofy sense of humor, the pure love for the game, the good-natured appreciation for the fans.  This is why I really like the guy: As most readers of this blog will know, I wrote a book on Jeremy, his journey and his faith.  Hopefully the Taiwanese version is [Read More...]

Gabby Douglas, Jeremy Lin, and the God of Parking Spots

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My friend David French posts at French Revolution about journalistic snark directed toward Gabby Douglas and her professions of faith in the midst of her dazzling Olympic gold-medal-winning performance in the all-around at the London Games.  Mary Elizabeth Williams at Salon wrote: As a Christian myself (albeit one of those really freaky papist kinds), I’ve often wondered what [Read More...]

Jeremy Lin is No Tim Tebow

At the end of last week, I published the first installment and the second installment in the Introduction to “Jeremy Lin: The Reason for the Linsanity.”  Please consider whether anyone you know might enjoy receiving this book and hearing the story. * INTRODUCTION – THIRD INSTALLMENT * The objective of this book is to understand [Read More...]


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