- A Grown-Up, Not Sexed-Up, View of Womanhood: I’m interested instead in what leads Miley Cyrus or the midriff-baring girl up the street to believe that in order to prove her adulthood, she must become an object of male sexual consumption. And I’m interested in how the church can offer her an alternative. (Her·meneutics)
- Science Vs. Religion: A Heated Debate Fueled By Disrespect: Issues about science and religion have become so politicized and polarizing that it’s hard to find public forums in which people with different commitments can meaningfully engage in discussion and debate. You know, respectful conversations, ones in which we interpret each other charitably and don’t simply assume that those who disagree with us are foolish, immoral or just plain stupid. (NPR)
- The Short Sentence as Gospel Truth: If you ever have a preposterous statement to make … say it in five words or less, because we’re always used to five-word sentences as being the gospel truth. (New York Times)
- How Much Should It Cost to Find God? The spirituality and well-being industry continues to encourage seekers to invest in costly books, workshops, and other products. Are we being played? (The Atlantic)
- Kindle Deal: Introducing Covenant Theology by Michael Horton. $3.99
- The QS World University Rankings 2013 are out now. Unfortunately they still don’t include Bible/theology as one of their subject areas.
- At Last, the “Netflix For Books” Is Here. If anyone has checked this out yet, let us know what you think.
- Richard Dawkins defends “mild pedophilia,” says it does not cause “lasting harm”. Technically it sounds like he said that mild pedophilia was okay in the past. That makes it so much better.
Just for Fun
- The Tetris theme song acapella style. I loved Tetris, but now I remember why I always played it with the volume down.