Archives for March 2012

Wisdom and Wonder by Abraham Kuyper

I am grateful to Patheos for giving me the opportunity to participate in the Patheos Book Club discussion of the translation of Abraham Kuyper’s book, released under the English title Wisdom & Wonder: Common Grace in Science & Art. The book offers a fascinating insight into the question of how Christian faith relates to major [Read More…]

Message in the Genome?

Click through to read the rest of the comic at Scenes from a Multiverse. [Read more…]

Wearing a Hoodie has Always been Dangerous

Of course, in real life Jesus’ skin color was probably closer to that of Trayvon Martin’s than that of most of the actors that have played him in movies. Just take a look at any Middle Eastern person who spends as much time in the sun as Jesus is supposed to have… [Read more…]

Misplaced Worship

A cartoon from ASBO Jesus: [Read more…]

Anything but a Fish with Love Handles Talpiot Round-Up

Here’s a round-up of the latest on the Talpiot tombs and related matters. James Tabor blogged that some seem inclined to say that the image on the ossuary is “anything but a fish.” Bob Cargill agrees. Bob also commented on Nina Burleigh’s article (the article itself is here). Antonio Lombatti has an article in The [Read More…]

Concerto Grosso by Elliot del Borgo

Performed by the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra at their Concerto Concert on March 25th, 2012 at the Hilbert Circle Theater in Indianapolis, Indiana. The soloists are Alex Bottoms, Danielle Yeti and Sarah Binford. [Read more…]

If You Don’t Talk To Your Kids About Philosophy, Who Will?

From Philosophy News via Marc Cortez [Read more…]

Allegro Moderato from Seitz’ Concerto No.5 in D Major, Op.22

Performed by the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra at the Hilbert Circle Theater in Indianapolis yesterday.   [Read more…]

The Jesus SeM&Minar

Today in my Historical Jesus class we did one of the fun activities I have incorporated into the course each time I have taught it. To give students a sense of what the Jesus Seminar has done, and what is involved in voting on the authenticity or inauthenticity of sayings and actions attributed to Jesus, [Read More…]

Longing for a Post-Racial Society

The ways that people in the United States talk about race and skin color troubles me. I have long wanted to blog about this, and as I have thought about it time and time again, I kept returning in my mind to the cast of The Sarah Jane Adventures, a Doctor Who spin-off for younger [Read More…]