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The Moral Ambiguity of Present Health Care Options

posted by Scot McKnight

From Nicholas Kristof, of the NYTimes. Who has faced this sort of situation? Any response to Kristof’s article? So what would you do if your mom or dad, or perhaps your sister or brother, needed a kidney donation and you […]

David Brooks: A Third Way Thinker

posted by Scot McKnight

David Brooks, in his piece in the NYT, is right; genuine Republicans are not extreme. Real Democrats do not respond in kind. The world of political commentary needs more like David Brooks — intelligent, articulate, and wise. Political Third Way. I […]

George Barna on Health Care Programs

posted by Scot McKnight

George Barna has used his research and his platform to speak into the health care reform debate, and I lift three quotes to solicit your response: In essence, what Americans seem to want is increased government services, more efficient delivery […]

Obama and Afghanistan

posted by Scot McKnight

Not a few of us are concerned about the President’s administration supporting escalating conflict and war in Afghanistan, and I’m wondering what you are thinking. I’m particularly concerned to hear from those who voted for Obama and who were hopeful […]

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Our Common Prayerbook 30 - 3
Psalm 30 thanks God (vv. 1-3, 11-12) and exhorts others to thank God (vv. 4-5). Both emerge from the concrete reality of David's own experience. Here is what that experience looks like:Step one: David was set on high and was flourishing at the hand of God's bounty (v. 7a).Step two: David became too

posted 12:15:30pm Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Theology After Darwin 1 (RJS)
One of the more important and more difficult pieces of the puzzle as we feel our way forward at the interface of science and faith is the theological implications of discoveries in modern science. A comment on my post Evolution in the Key of D: Deity or Deism noted: ...this reminds me of why I get a

posted 6:01:52am Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Almost Christian 4
Who does well when it comes to passing on the faith to the youth? Studies show two groups do really well: conservative Protestants and Mormons; two groups that don't do well are mainline Protestants and Roman Catholics. Kenda Dean's new book is called Almost Christian: What the Faith of Ou

posted 12:01:53am Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Let's Get Neanderthal!
The Cave Man Diet, or Paleo Diet, is getting attention. (Nothing is said about Culver's at all.) The big omission, I have to admit, is that those folks were hunters -- using spears or smacking some rabbit upside the conk or grabbing a fish or two with their hands ... but that's what makes this diet

posted 2:05:48pm Aug. 30, 2010 | read full post »


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