- A Look at What the Public Knows and Does Not Know About Science -- "How much Americans appear to know about science depends on the kinds of questions asked, of course."
- Assisted dying is the equivalent of a zero-hours contract with life -- "Let’s not pretend this ‘personal choice’ is unaffected by wider economic realities."
- How a consumer culture threatens to destroy pastors -- "When a faith community is church-centralized, the staff is expected to take full spiritual responsibility for people, which is well beyond their capacity."
- How Democrats became secular and Republicans became religious - "The “God Gap” is just a very misleading phrase when it comes to understanding how the parties represent people of faith."
- Inerrancy and the Death by a Thousand Qualifications -- "According to one website, this “death by a thousand qualifications” is a logical fallacy."
- It's Sunday Morning. Where Should Your Cell Phone Be? -- "Half of Americans who use their mobile device during worship services find their phones are an easy way to look up scriptures and songs."
- Pastor Outed on Ashley Madison Commits Suicide -- "These were real people with real families, real pain and real loss."
- Pastor speaks out about man who allegedly threatened his church -- "According to Pastor John Johnson, Aziz appeared distressed and said that god had told him to 'slay infidels'."
- Shedding Light on the Length of Pre-Sun Creation Days: A Text-Based Approach - "Notice in verses 4-5 that God defined the idea of a day before there was a sun..."
- The history of religion in the United States: Liberty and theocracy -- "...these two most authoritative forces in human existence have been warned to co-exist without either taking over the other."
- The works of the Honourable James Wilson -- "Wilson lived from 1742 to 1798."
- 10 Ways Orthodox Parents Set Children Up for Moral Failure -- "Life gets busy and we don’t step back enough to see what we might be doing as parents to hurt our children’s spiritual growth."
- 103-year-old woman banned from church -- "She said [the pastor is] not following the covenant of the Baptist Church and is trying to change the denomination to a Holiness Church."
Thursday, September 17, 2015
What we know about science, and other links
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