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The Super-Rich

The WSJ reviews Ralph Nader’s new book, Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!

Thomas Scholar

The blog Peje Iesous (Jesus said) interviews Gospel of Thomas scholar Nicholas Perrin, Associate Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. Part I here, and Part II here.

Big Government

The Maverick Philosopher writes that “big government makes for small citizens.”

Busted

Fred von Kamecke has a new book out, Busted: Exposing Popular Myths about Christianity. You can read part of Chapter 1 here and all of Chapter 3 here.

Blasphemy Day II

As I mentioned here, today is Blasphemy Day. Now, columnist David Gibbon weighs in on the issue. Today, September 30, is Blasphemy Day, and if that makes you want to curse, then the Center for Inquiry may be the place […]

In Character

In Character is a “journal for everyday virtues.” In Character seeks to illuminate the nature and power of the everyday virtues — and how these virtues shape our vision of the good life. Each issue will examine a single virtue […]

The Last Disciple

Margaret E. Ramey, writing for the Society of Biblical Literature, reviews a new series of books written by Hank Hanegraaff and Sigmund Brouwer. The Last Disciple series is meant to “intentionally counter Left Behind‘s eschatology with a preterist interpretation of […]

The Naked Gospel

Andrew Farley is a pastor, and professor of Applied Linguistics at Texas Tech University. He’s also the author of a new book, The Naked Gospel. You can read a short excerpt from the book here.

The Invention of Lying

Atheist Ricky Gervais responds to opinions, like this one, that The Invention of Lying is an attack on God, and more specifically, Christianity. A couple more web sites have picked up on a few Christians (not all – most Christians […]

Paul and the Jews

New Perspectives on Paul and the Jews, an interdisciplinary academic seminar, took place on September 14-15, 2009, in Belgium. The twenty-first century is proving to be a challenging time for Jewish-Christian relations. 2008-2009 is the bi-millennial anniversary of Paul’s birth, […]

A Million Miles II

Here I provided a link to a few chapters of Donald Miller’s new book, A Million Miles In A Thousand Years, and here’s an interview between Miller and Christianity Today.

God and Country

While I haven’t followed the matter closely, here’s a new column on the Texas State Board of Education and their conservative Christian leanings. Texas schoolchildren should know how God and religion greatly influenced the country’s Founding Fathers more than 230 […]

Armageddon

Here’s an excerpt from the book Racing Toward Armageddon: The Three Great Religions and the Plot to End the World by Michael Baigent.

The End of Conservatism

Mark Steyn describes why I believe we are at the end of conservatism. Governmentalization of health care is the fastest way to a permanent left-of-center political culture — one in which elections are always fought on the Left’s issues and […]

Roman Polanski

Is there anything more representative of the Left’s moral collapse then their almost unanimous defending of self-admitted child rapist Roman Polanski? I just finished watching Nightline, and I must admit that his defenders make me shake my head in bewildered […]

Biotech Agenda

Wesley J. Smith at Secondhand Smoke takes on the biotech agenda. The biotech agenda has never been about stem cell research. That is only a stage. The ultimate agenda is Brave New World, e.g. genetic engineering, reproductive cloning, post humanism, […]

Michael Shermer

Christian Vox Day reviews The Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other Tales from Evolutionary Economics by Michael Shermer.

The Saint and the Sultan

Here’s an adaptation of a new book being released tomorrow, The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi’s Mission of Peace, by Paul Moses, professor of journalism at Brooklyn College and the City University of New […]

Harvey Cox

Here’s an extended PBS interview with theologian Harvey Cox. You can browse inside Cox’s latest book, The Future of Faith, here.