Karen Armstrong

I know that some historians think that she doesn't do history properly, but I have always liked Karen Armstrong's books. She seems to have a breadth of view that is expansive, and incorporates a lot of different ideas and perspectives. Blog Category:  Current Affairs

Share

Continue reading


Blog changes

Well, life changes, things change, so, well, my blogs will change. I've had three blogs since I've been blogging, this main blog, which I've basically had for three years, the technology desk, which I had for about 3 months, which I killed because I realized I couldn't maintain it in seminary, and my ministry blog […]

Share

Continue reading


At my wit's end

I've had some interesting things that I wanted to blog about over the past few days. Intriguing events have happened, useful thoughts have arisen, compelling ideas have come, and gone. And I have had to mostly either put up with slow silly windows machines in a computer lab, or truck my laptop to one or […]

Share

Continue reading


More data to chew on

I love the Pew Research Center. They provide such great data on people's ideas and attitudes. They are a real reality check on what we think is going on in this country. So anyway, the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press just released a new study on the relationship between religion and […]

Share

Continue reading


Stem cells

Interestingly enough, although I've read a fair bit about stem cells, and, even a long time ago, taught a section of a course on the possible use of stem cells for particular kinds of neurological problems, I haven't blogged about them yet. Blog Category:  Politics Religion Science

Share

Continue reading


Nine Eight planets

I had a book as a kid which I think I read at least five times. It was called "Nine Planets" (probably this one.) It had a chapter on each planet, and lots of good information. Well, there are now only eight planets, Pluto was given the axe, and demoted from planethood. Blog Category:  Science

Share

Continue reading