Category: In the News

Ironic Quote of the Day: Dinesh D’Souza

The following quotation comes from D’Souza’s website in response to an article in World magazine which has revealed sexual impropriety on the part of D’Souza.  Ultimately this is not just about Olasky or even World magazine. It is also about how we Christians are supposed to behave with one another. And the secular world is watching. Is this how we… Read more →

Second Verse Same as the First

The other day I came across this loony video where a Muslim cleric accuses the Jews of mixing in human blood to make their matzos. I was instantly reminded of the false accusations made against the early church by pagans who apparently misunderstood the nature of communion which they took to involve cannibalism (Thyestean feasts). Athenagoras in his Embassy for the… Read more →

Digital Potpourri 6-2-12

One of my favorite blogs, Evangelical Textual Criticism, has a cool post an a possibly very early graffito in Smyrna. If you’ve got the cash, consider acquiring this early Christian papyrus manuscript. Mark Goodacre alerts us to a free transcription of Codex Sinaiticus. Words to avoid if you don’t want the US government to track you. Math modeling solves one… Read more →

Evangelical Logic: Birth Control and Government

If: 1. Abortion is immoral 2. Birth control reduces abortions 3. Government mandates that increase the cost of insurance are equivalent to wealth redistribution 4. Wealth redistribution is immoral 5. The government mandate reduces abortion and redistributes wealth Then: Opposition to government mandate indicates wealth redistribution is more immoral than abortion, therefore money is of higher value than human life. Read more →