We Know in Part

Via Facebook. A scientific reminder of our limits human perspective on existence. The title of the post alludes to 1 Corinthians 13.   [Read more…]

The Most Interesting Blog Commenter in the World

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Selective Supernaturalism

If one looks online for sources discussing the date of the Book of Daniel (and a number of other Biblical texts where the same issues arise), one is bound to come across conservative works which inevitably accuse scholars who date those works later than they do of “anti-supernaturalism.” Unless one rejects the possibility of predictive [Read More…]

Truth in Education

Indiana State Senator Dennis Kruse is the man behind several past attempts to pass creationist legislation in Indiana. Having been unsuccessful, he is trying something else, which ironically highlights the challenges for science educators. He says of his newly proposed “Truth in Education” legislation, “If you’re teaching something, then a student could question that and say, [Read More…]

Wookie the Chew

Via Reddit, I discovered James Hance’s delightful art which depicts Star Wars characters as though they were part of the Winnie the Pooh stories. Click through to see more – it is worth it, if you want to see Kanga and Roo turned into Tauntauns! [Read more…]

Free Book: Age of spirituality: Late antique and early Christian art, third to seventh century

Via the blog Hieroi Logoi, I learned that the catalog from a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit of Late Antique Christian art in 1970s, with the title Age of spirituality: Late antique and early Christian art, third to seventh century, is available as a free pdf download. It can also be read online. The book [Read More…]

The Greatest Action Story Ever Told

Another classic of the holiday season!   [Read more…]

RIP Dave Brubeck

Via Sean Carroll’s blog, I learned that legendary jazz musician Dave Brubeck passed away today. [Read more…]

Review of Rachel Held Evans, A Year of Biblical Womanhood

I’m grateful to Rachel Held Evans for having sent me an advance review copy of her book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband “Master”. I confess I am a bit embarrassed that I’m only blogging about it after the [Read More…]

Now That’s Just Wrong

Church tradition clearly indicates that the dinosaur did not arrive at the same time as Bill and Ted… But seriously, I do appreciate a sci-fi or other variation on the traditional nativity set, and have shared some in the past. But I like there to be something that is worth talking about in the choice [Read More…]


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