No mouse-ification of the Lion

USA Today has an interesting story on the upcoming The Lion. The Witch and The Wardrobe film. Much of it focuses on the film’s lack of "Disneyishness" – meaning no wacky sidekicks, no big musical numbers, basically nothing that Disney has used for the past...

More

Why I Doubt Evolution

Over at The Philosophy of Biology, a pro-evolution site, they are discussing the new rallying cry of the creationist camp, "Teach the controversy."  There are some good links in the string of comments that those of us who are interested in understanding and arguing this...

More

Some Thoughts On Evolution

Evolution is under attack again in Kansas.  Many liberals are alarmed that the religious right are now trying to bring creationism back into the schools.   They characterize the pro "Intelligent Design" (ID) folks as religious rubes with no respect for science.  But this is not...

More

A Father’s Perspective on Modesty

As a father of two young girls, I am concerned with modesty in dress which today is a difficult issue for young women given the current state of fashion and lack of appropriate role models. Unfortunately, there are very few positive influences available. While I...

More

Is the Pope Catholic?

One of the amusing aspects of Pope Benedict XVI’s installation as Pope this week has been the outrage expressed among secular liberals is that the Pope is, well, Catholic. As Philip Lawler notes in his column today for OpinionJournal.com: Yes, the pope is a Catholic....

More

Should Children Be Allowed In Worship?

One of the ongoing debates among evangelical churches is whether children should be part of corporate worship on Sunday mornings. If you survey different churches you are likely to find a variety of approaches to this issue. Not long ago, I ran across this article...

More

Total Truth, Part I

Woo hoo! My first title from Mind & Media has arrived, and judging by the endorsements, it’s gonna be great. As you may know, M&M distributes books to reviewers for free, with an agreement that they review the books on their web site. You can...

More

Rethinking Prayer

I’ll admit it – my prayer life stinks. By that I mean that I don’t think I really pray the way God would want me to pray. Reading this essay by Rob Asghar only confirms that feeling. In fact, Mark Daniels’ essay on prayer (which...

More