7 Habits of a Highly Effective Philosopher
Life lessons from the Christian apologist William Lane Craig.
War and Peace in Newark
On my way into the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, an agent of the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service made me take my camera out of my bag. “It’s a common ruse to pack C4 into a camera,” the agent told me, inspecting the device. Ruses in Newark are becoming increasingly common. Last November, a tight…
A Cabbie Made Anxious by Churches
My roommate came home late last night and left me an email saying, simply, “just had a cab ride from this guy:”
E-Cards for the Left Behind
So suppose one day you wake up and all your Christian friends have mysteriously gone missing. It’s creepy, and everyone around you is trying to figure out what the heck is going on. Luckily, a few days later you check your email to find you have received the following letter: Dear Friend; This message has…
Terence, the Messiah
It has been a while since we’ve been contacted by a Chosen One. It used to happen fairly often, but the stream has tapered off some in recent months. That’s why we’re thrilled to hear from Terence today, who not only has the ONE TRUE FAITH, he IS it. Lucky. This is just one small…
Speck, Meet Log
In response to Becky Garrison’s recent dispatch, “Who Will Save Manhattan?” KtB contributor Daniel Silliman wrote in with a livid reply that takes on not only Becky but the culture of the magazine itself. I sure hope Becky Garrison feels better now. After that avalanche of snark, surely something’s dead, even if it’s not Ms.…
Gunther Dawn writes: In the otherwise brilliant introduction to Believer Beware, Jeff Sharlet glibly overstuffs the following Straw Man of false equivalence: “It is not enough for the new atheists to simply not believe; what matters is making sure that you don’t believe. They are evangelists; and like evangelicalism itself—a faith built around the Great…
God and Guitars
Christian rock might not have all the answers, but for one fan and one band, it’s the questions that matter.
Night Train to Marrakech
The clash of monotheisms as seen from the cramped quarters of a sleeper car.
Prime Time in Kampala
American-trained evangelicals can be seen preaching everywhere in Africa, even poolside.