Women Bludgeoning Women: On the UFC and Femininity

I had a friend point me to this Sports Illustrated article on tomorrow night’s UFC fight between two women, the first of its kind. The SI author, Melissa Segura, trumpets the bout as a major step forward for women. Here’s a description of what Ronda Rousey, the favorite, does in her trademark move: Rousey’s career, [Read More...]

Christianity Today on the Seibert Controversy and the “Downright Unhealthy” Bible

Christianity Today just joined the public conversation about Messiah College Old Testament professor Eric Seibert’s blog post on Pete Enns’s blog. Seibert, you will recall, indicated that the Bible has “immoral,” “objectionable,” “unsavory,” and “downright unhealthy” content. The title of the blog post says it all: “When the Good Book is Bad.” Let’s be very [Read More...]

Why Football Violence is Different from a Car Crash

There has been a great deal of conversation in the intellectuosphere about football violence.  I blogged about it a little while back if you want some links by which to think and reflect on the topic. Recently, a friend sent me a link to a Martin Marty blog (an odd thing to write) from the [Read More...]


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