Harvard’s Pastor: “It Does Not Matter if Christianity is True…”

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Jonathan Walton has some giant shoes to fill.  The new Pusey Minister at Harvard’s Memorial Church, and the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, he is stepping into the dual role formerly occupied by the dearly departed Peter Gomes.  At Harvard, Gomes was a veritable institution unto himself.  The [Read More...]

Jeremy Lin and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

Sometimes compliments are the worst insults. In early 2010, back when he was a Harvard phenom, I had the privilege of interviewing NBA basketballer Jeremy Lin.  We were still building this crazy thing called Patheos, so I met Jeremy at his dorm and used a $150 HD camera.  I presented the interview in text form [Read More...]


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