Black Preacher at the Family Reunion
“Do it or I’ll cut your throat,” Kevin said. You thought about it, yelling the word and then running and it would all really just be a game.
7 Habits of a Highly Effective Philosopher
Life lessons from the Christian apologist William Lane Craig.
Truth-Telling in Vulgaria
Questions for Kathryn Joyce, who bursts the international Christian adoption bubble in her new book, The Child Catchers.
I wondered if she wanted to leave. If she asks me to drive her away, would I take her?
I want to apologize to Republican Maine Senator Olympia Snowe, who announced last week that she will not seek re-election. Some time in the early 1990s, as a teenager growing up in Downeast Maine, I dressed up as Senator Snowe for Halloween. (Pictures will remain in a sealed vault.) First as a representative, then as…
Blogging the Jameses
Reading the correspondence of Henry and William James, it’s surprising to see just how much of William’s will-to-believe doctrine and his ideas of the religiously “sick souled” appear, in nascent form, in letters to his brother. What’s even more surprising is measuring, in Henry’s replies, just how much of his brother’s thought crept into his…
Once July 15 passes, it’s all back-to-school displays in the megastores and reenrollment paperwork/digital forms/paying of tuition tout de suite. It still makes my stomach hurt. A friend just passed along this list from her son’s back-to-school forms. If you’re wondering what the religion choices might be at an “independent” “East Coast” stone-walled place of…
He wants to shepherd a flock of God’s people but can’t, ’cause he’s single. *Ahem.* “Those collars are kind of cool.”