The Bible and Culture
August 2010 Archives

BRAIN FOOD   I’ve got a genuine replica brain, It’s a collectible rendition, I grant it’s not the latest model, But it’s in good condition.   It still processes data pretty well Though there are some memory lapses It distinguishes […]

On the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s famous ‘I have a Dream’ speech, somewhere between 300,000 and 600,000 people showed up for a rally at the Lincoln Memorial featuring speeches by Glenn Beck (a Mormon) and Sarah Palin (some sort […]

Leighton Ford is an old Charlotte friend of mine, and was formerly Billy Graham’s right hand man in the Billy Graham Association.  I find what he says in this post both sensible, sane, and well worth reflection.  BW3 Jesus and […]

  There is no unmoved Mover Who set the stars a-spin And crawled back into heaven Never seen again.   There is no old Watchmaker Who wound all things up tight And then retreated quietly Removed from thought or sight. […]

My book Jesus and Money is being picked up as a textbook this Fall, including at Greenville College in Ill. where I will be giving the Convocation Address this week.  Here is the text of the address. JESUS AND MONEY […]

For some weeks now, there have been a lot of protests and prayers being offered in the capital of Poland, and the center of attention and controversy is a large wooden cross and a former President who is both revered […]

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and I took the one less traveled by…..” “Walking down a country road” “The highway to Hell” The road to nowhere. Shoreline drive. The roundabout way to get there. Tunnel vision. “The long […]

Despite repeated denials,  there are still many conservative persons, including many conservative Christians who think the President of the United States is a Muslim.  One can only imagine that his recent remarks about the proposed mosque in N.Y. near ground […]