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August 2010 Archives

W. David O. Taylor, ed.,For the Beauty of the Church: Casting a Vision for the Arts ~Reviewed by Wes Vander Lugt, a PhD student at the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts who edits and contributes to Transpositions, a new […]

I find the claim preposterous, and so these numbers just as shocking. From Tobin Grant’s article at CT… President Obama told Christianity Today in 2008, “I am a Christian, and I am a devout Christian.” According to a new Pew Forum survey, only a […]

Nothing like the beauty of creation to wake us up on a Saturday morning. I hope your coffee tastes better looking at God’s world. This will be our last Weekly Meanderings at Beliefnet. Next week it will be at our […]

I will be posting this a few times, but just to begin the notification process now. We will be blogging right here at Beliefnet through August 31 but on September 1 we will be at our new site. Please point […]

From NYTimes: Do you think these are two extreme reactions or do you think these are closer to the mainline? Are these two “incidents” connected?  What can we, as those who seek to follow Jesus and to embody the kingdom, […]

The youth in the church reflect a Christianity of niceness Kenda Dean’s new book is called Almost Christian: What the Faith of Our Teenagers is Telling the American Church , and it is a hard-hitting critique of the American church (and […]

This day had to come. Some journals are experimenting with online submissions and online reviews in the process of accepting pieces for publication. Here’s a piece by Patricia Cohen at NYTimes describing the process. For professors, publishing in elite journals is […]

It is good to give thanks for the Lord’s grace to us, especially when we have been rescued. The psalmist, and this one is attributed to David, gives thanks to God for rescue in these words at the opening of […]

Scot occasionally tries his hand with posts related to evolution – so I suppose I can post on Jesus. This post though has a great deal to do with the discussion of the relationship between science and faith. While many […]

It seems Christianity is taking sides. Some of it is overt and conscious while most of it seems unconscious and many are not even aware this is happening. On one side are Christians who think and believe like Jesus, and […]