Is President Obama the First Female President?

Don’t ask me.  Ask Kathleen Parker.  She just suggested so–in the Post, no less.  However you answer this question, it seems incontrovertible that men have adapted womanly traits and habits in just about every category–dress, speaking, physicality, you name it.  You have to hand it to Parker–she speaks her mind, with no quarter given to anyone.  I admire that.

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Stephen Witmer, a Massachusetts pastor with a PhD from Cambridge, writes on a “God-Centered Understanding of Sin” at Ref21.  An excellent piece worth the extensive reading.

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Kevin DeYoung “witticisms,” including the immortal term “squishitude.”  That is a neologism worth passing on.

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Old media?  New media?  David Brooks and Gail Collins discuss.

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How has John Roberts changed the culture of the Supreme Court?  Here’s how.

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James Boice, remembered. (HT: Challies)

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By the way, I don’t know if you get Christianity Today, but the new issue has a noteworthy piece by Russ Moore on adoption (not yet online).  Here’s one memorable line: “The adoption movement is challenging the impoverished hegemony of our carnal sameness, as more and more families in the church are starting to show fellow believers the meaning of unity in diversity.”  That’s a heavy-hitter.

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  • Great post, very informative. Keep up the good work, Thanks.