Friday, March 06, 2015

Secular Age and other links

The posting of links does not constitute an endorsement of the sites linked, and not necessarily even agreement with the specific posts linked.

* Actually, that's not in the Bible -- "Most people who profess a deep love of the Bible have never actually read the book."
* Alabama Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriage -- "...Alabama law allows for 'marriage' between only one man and one woman. Alabama probate judges have a ministerial duty not to issue any marriage license contrary to this law. Nothing in the United States Constitution alters or overrides this duty."
* Americans Are Fleeing Religion and Republicans Are to Blame -- "Sociologists Michael Hout and Claude Fischer argue that the retreat from religious affiliation is, essentially, a retreat from the political right."
* Is God Like the Terrorists? -- "For those who form opinions about blog posts after reading only the title and opening sentence, my answer is no."
* ISIS: Christians Worse Than Murderers -- "ISIS is using a harsh interpretation of a verse in the Quran to justify its attacks on Christians."
* Marriage Matters, and Redefining It Has Social Costs -- "Everyone in this room is in favor of marriage equality."
* Oliphant vs. Pence -- "...the apostles did not view heathen religious devotion as proof of regeneration."
* Reflections on Martyrdom -- "Marched in funerary procession yet wearing orange jumpsuits as though they were inmates at a penitentiary were 21 men whose charge was belief in Jesus Christ."
* The Old School Gospel Herald website -- "The is the online repository of articles, documents, photos and notes and other written works of Elder Donald E. Martin, Sr. of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida."
* Time Salvation - A Novel Idea -- They "take the occasional use of a word and make it the general meaning of the word, turning things about, upside down, topsy turvy."
* Wash. floral artist’s home, savings at risk of state seizure after court ruling -- "The court claims that Stutzman’s referral of a long-time customer to another business for floral design and support for a same-sex ceremony violated Washington law."
* Why does the government consider this grandmother public enemy No. 1? -- "Stutzman’s run-in with the government came about after what she thought was an innocent conversation with longtime customer Robert Ingersoll back in 2013."
* Why the Secular Age Is Good for the Church -- "Maybe people would stop confusing “church” as being a place rather than a community if we stopped treating our buildings like our purpose for existing."
* 10 ways white people are more racist than they realize -- "Progressives like to believe they're enlightened, but they're no less vulnerable to their implicit biases."

No comments: