Fish on Faith and Finance

Always provocative. Stanley Fish. …in another popular Christian discourse, there is no way out of debt, and bankruptcy is the condition we are in from the moment of birth. This is a Calvinist discourse in...

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Luther Turns Over in His Grave Again (He’s Been Practically Spinning for Decades, Really)

I saved this when it came out last week and just got around to reading it. I highly recommend you take a look! In recent months, dioceses around the world have been offering Catholics a...

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Bravado + Bible = Just Sort of Ridiculous

Note: I sent this post to Lecrae’s record label (I was unable to locate his e-mail address in repeated attempts), and received no reply in several months. I don’t blame them; I’m sure they’re busy!...

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“Etymology” = “and” + “shopping center” + “o” + “nonplussment”

A great point about the way languages changes—and how fickle people are about that—from John McWhorter in Books & Culture (Jan/Feb ’09): Every word in a language is the end product of eons of heedless...

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Radio Lab: A This American Life Alternative

Before I got married I used to spend a bit more time listening to MP3s… There’s been a marked drop-off in my listening time. Why would I want to listen to anything other than the...

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Evolutionary Hymn by C. S. Lewis

Evolutionary Hymn Lead us, Evolution, lead us Up the future’s endless stair; Chop us, change us, prod us, weed us. For stagnation is despair: Groping, guessing, yet progressing, Lead us nobody knows where. Wrong or...

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