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Page Views

Last year The Divine Conspiracy had 18,384 page views, and for 2009 TDC should finish with over 100,000 page views. That’s tremendous growth for one year, and I want to thank all who frequently visit the blog and main website. […]

Free Book

For the next month you can download for free the latest book by Gary Thomas, Pure Pleasure: Why Do Christians Feel So Bad About Feeling Good?

Honor Killings

USA Today has a story on honor killings in the United States. Muslim immigrant men have been accused of six “honor killings” in the United States in the past two years, prompting concerns that the Muslim community and police need […]

Top Books

The New York Times has revealed their list of the 100 most notable books of 2009.

Environmentalism

The more the U.S. aligns itself with the U.N. and/or Europe, the more this country departs from all that made it great. Environmentalism should be regarded on the same level with religion “as the only compelling, value-based narrative available to […]

Huckabee Pardon

Joe Carter, who briefly worked for the Huckabee campaign, has some interesting thoughts on the murder of four policeman in Washington State.

Negative Review

A negative review of Going Rogue by John Mark Reynolds.

Counterfeit Gods II

Killing the Buddha reviews Counterfeit Gods by Timothy Keller.

7 Stories

Politico on 7 stories Obama doesn’t want told.

Two Reviews

The New York Review of Books reviews two books on Islam, Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam, and the West by Christopher Caldwell, and What I Believe by Tariq Ramadan.

Theological Liberalism

Dan Wallace and The Myth of Theological Liberalism. One of my interns, a very bright student who is preparing for doctoral studies, met with one scholar to discuss the possibility of studying under him for his doctorate. The scholar was […]

Glee

Is the TV show Glee anti-Christian? Glee, the hit show about a high school Glee club, has very sharp claws, which is one reason kids like it so much. It is routinely, if hilariously, cruel (the sweet jock is described […]

A Note

A Note on Design: What’s Fine-Tuning Got to Do With It? here. (pdf)

Politicians

John Stossel writes about the problem with politicians. When you knowingly pay someone to lie to you, we call the deceiver an illusionist or a magician. When you unwittingly pay someone to do the same thing, I call him a […]

The Obama Bow

Peggy Noonan on the Obama bow. In a presidency, a picture or photograph becomes iconic only when it seems to express something people already think. When Gerald Ford was spoofed for being physically clumsy, it took off. The picture of […]

Thoughts

Thanksgiving thoughts from Mark D. Roberts.

New Ads

New Christmas ads from the American Humanist Association. The ads will appear in transit systems in five cities: Washington, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Featuring pictures of smiling people wearing Santa hats, the ads seems to be […]

Turkey Day

Happy Day, Turkey! Oops, I mean Happy Turkey Day! In honor of our 42nd annual Turkey Bowl. . .

Gratefulness

Mark Galli on The Impossibility of Thanksgiving here.

The Blind Side

I saw The Blind Side today and I thought it was great. Here’s a review of the movie from Big Hollywood. And theologian Ben Witherington also has a review. You can count on the fingers of one hand the number […]