BOOK: Christianity & Liberalism – Intro

  NOTE: This post is part of a series – I am ‘reading the classics together’ at Challies.com, and blogging my way through J. Gresham Machen‘s Christianity and Liberalism (1923) 1. Machen employs a cool, evaluative, intellectual, dialectic approach My first observation is that I...

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Are you grandiloquent?

Some fun with words and definitions – big words are very useful, but big words, not to mention copious words, can obfuscate rather than clarify. Here’s some fun words related to words. Got more? bombastic grandiose but with little meaning, ostentatiously lofty in style grandiloquent...

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Making fun of Scientology

In case you missed the hilarious scientology episode of South Park, you can watch it here (WARNING:  Explicit Language).  You can also learn all about scientology through this funny flash dealio (WARNING:  Explicit Language).  And of course, you can find even more fun stuff like...

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Sevens Meme

Prosthesis tagged me to answer these questions. A. Seven things to do before I dieB. Seven things I cannot doC. Seven things that attracted me to [my spouse or significant other or best friend]D. Seven things I say most oftenE. Seven books (or series) I...

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Is Genesis Metaphorical or Historical?

One of the more informative podcasts I listen to regularly is Issues Etc.  Recently, they interviewed Joel Heck, who’s written a very inexpensive book entitled In the Beginning, God: Creation from God’s Perspective, which examines the questions surrounding the historicity and interpretation of Genesis. I...

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NYT is ready for a Brave New World

The New York Time (as always) is advocating controversial science with no need for public debate. In an editorial yesterday, the Times editors attempted to calm any doubts or fears about the creation of chimeras (animal-human hybrids). There’s no problem they assured us. Researchers just...

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