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Strobel’s The Case for Christ: A Judgeless Trial in which One Side Presents

I’ve been told by a believer in the divinity of Jesus Christ that Lee Strobel’s book The Case for Christ was so compelling that it converted her to Christianity by its sheer rational force. I’ve committed to read the book cover-to-cover and evaluate it according to its rationality — that is, according to the quality [...]

It’s Time to Lay Down My Burden

I’ve been carrying a burden, a deep burden my whole life. It’s heavy, this burden, but it’s always been there, like a really heavy second skin, so after a while I guess I didn’t notice it any more. In fact, I can’t remember when I stopped remembering it was there. I think I remember this [...]

It's Time to Lay Down My Burden

I’ve been carrying a burden, a deep burden my whole life. It’s heavy, this burden, but it’s always been there, like a really heavy second skin, so after a while I guess I didn’t notice it any more. In fact, I can’t remember when I stopped remembering it was there. I think I remember this [...]

Sarah Palin: Other Nations Should Worship Her God to Gain Prosperity

In an interview today with Pat Robertson’s Christian Broadcasting Network, Sarah Palin starts out by asserting that without God’s hand of protection, all the “Constitutional rights and [having Americans] do those things that I believe will make our country better, greater” won’t be enough:

It’s going to take even more than that. Truly it will [...]

Watch Out for Details in Obama’s Faith-Based Giveout to Churches

The news is coming out this morning that Barack Obama plans as president not just to maintain George W. Bush’s program of “faith-based initiatives,” but to expand them. Some historical background: Bush’s program expanded upon previous law, under which churches, mosques, synagogues and wiccan covens could already obtain government funds to run social service programs. [...]