Thursday, April 11, 2019

Bible-Powered Flight, 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.
  • Bible-Powered Flight -- "On a cold day in December, I walked into the Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Center in Pittsburg [Texas], not knowing what to expect...what I didn’t expect was a full-sized aircraft hanging from the ceiling. It is a replica of the Ezekiel Airship, which local legend claims was the first aircraft in the world to carry a human into flight."
  • Candace Owens blasts hearing on white nationalism in House testimony -- "‘The hearing today is not about white nationalism or hate crimes, it’s about fear-mongering, power and control,’ Owens said, casting doubt on whether hate crimes in the U.S. have risen in recent years."
  • Ezekiel Airship -- "A sawmiller and inventor, Cannon got his idea for the airship from the Old Testament book of Ezekiel, which described a flying machine."
  • Is Anyone Born Gay? -- "Sexual orientation seemed self-evidently true. But what truth did it reveal?"
  • Love From Midland -- "Born in Texas, silent film actress Bessie Love became a star in Hollywood."
  • Presidential Powerboat -- "After extensive restoration, LBJ’s prized 1965 craft is back on the water."
  • Protest over conservative speaker prompts call for Baylor to recognize LGBTQ student group -- "Protests over a speech at Baylor University by a conservative blogger on record as opposing the “LGBT agenda” prompted more than 2,200 current and former students and other supporters to call on the historically Baptist school to formally recognize a gay-straight student alliance denied a charter since its founding in 2011."
  • Romans: A House Church Manifesto? -- "...the author intends to demonstrate that the theology applied by the Apostle was consistent with some modern house church theologians --even that Paul was challenging the local churches of Rome to actually implement house church ecclesiology."
  • Ted Cruz to investigate Yale Law School -- "This discriminatory policy indicates that Yale Law School would prefer to sabotage the prospects of their own students than see them advocate for mainstream Christian or conservative causes."
  • Wide-Open Spaces -- "The roads out West call to the joys of driving."

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