Monthly Archives: August 2011

Laura Hillenbrand’s “Unbroken”

I cannot recommend highly enough Laura Hillenbrand’s book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.  It is an account of the early life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner–turned air force bomber–turned potential shark meal–turned POW. … Continue reading

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Notes from “Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl”

I have been reading Nathan D. Wilson’s book Notes from the Tilt-A-Whiril: Wide-Eyed Wonder in God’s Spoken World.  It is a series of meditations on the astounding wonder of this carnival (Earth) that we all live in.   I highly … Continue reading

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What is science, and who owns it? Part 2

In the last post I attempted to dismantle the notion that science can be equated with the embrace of specific theories and political allegiances, as is so commonly argued today.  But I never did answer the questions posed in the … Continue reading

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What is science, and who owns it?

If you take a look at this video, you will see a series of questions being asked of Governor Rick Perry by a young boy whose mother is feeding the questions through him.  The first question asked is: how old … Continue reading

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Repackaged Liberalism

A few weeks ago I made a side comment mentioning that the emerging church is basically a form of repackaged liberalism.  It turns out that I am not alone in that assessment.  Brandon Morgan, a self-confessed emergent sympathizer, recently attended … Continue reading

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