Dark Matter and other Made Up Things

I am glad to see the resurrection of Bloom County, one of the best comics of all time (behind, perhaps Calvin & Hobbes, Dilbert and the Peanuts). Today’s comic deals with the failure of our cosmological models in understanding the expansion of the universe. Scientists have...

More

GUIDE: Best iPhone Apps for N00bs

There are plenty of great places to find a good introductory list of iPhone apps, like these (you should open all links in this article on your iphone, not your desktop): New to the App Store (apple.com) All App Collections (apple.com) Top Free Apps (apple.com)...

More

SERIES: Worshiping the “Same” God

This series is made up of the following posts: Worshiping the “Same” God 1: Ambiguous Statement FAIL Worshiping the “Same” God 2: People of The Book? Worshiping the “Same” God 3: Compassion or Half-Truth?

More

Worshiping the “Same” God 3: Compassion or Half-Truth?

This post is part of a series. In Part 1 of this series, I argued that Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins statement that “Muslims because they, like me, a Christian, are people of the book…worship the same God” is at best a provocative and unhelpful ambiguous statement,...

More

Worshiping the “Same” God 2: People of The Book?

This post is part of a series. In Part 1 of this series, I argued that the statement made by Wheaton College professor  Larycia Hawkins was at best irresponsibly ambiguous, if not largely incorrect when we examine the many possible meanings of her broad claim. Again, her tweeted...

More

Throwback Thursday: You Make Me Puke

Lust Control, a Christian band with punk sensibilities similar to the Ramones mixed with thrash metal, put out a great album in 1992 called We Are Not Ashamed (you can buy it here for $6, now including the original songs plus many other live songs for a...

More

Worshiping the “Same” God 1: Ambiguous Statement FAIL

This post is part of a series. A lot of ink has been spilt over the censure of Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins, whose error was a tweet seeming to equate Christianity and Islam: “I stand in religious solidarity with Muslims because they, like me, a Christian,...

More