Is Morality Relative When It Comes to Relatives? — Albert Mohler on the Cheney situation, and how it sheds light on how we often act differently when kinfolk go astray.
Whitewashing Jesus: Why has the portrayal of Jesus in art drifted far from the likelihood he was a brown-skinned Semitic Jew?
One of the most famous passages in The Brothers Karamazov, has to do with the existentialist Ivan Karamazov telling his brother a parable called “The Grand Inquisitor.” The parable examines what would happen if Christ returned to the contemporary world of Christendom. The result, Ivan tells us, would be no different from his first experience … Read more
You’ll shoot your eye out: Recreating ‘A Christmas Story’ for Tourists in Cleveland
Forget the so-called “nanny–state.” Now that the New York City Board of Health has banned trans fats in its restaurants, the only thing left for the NYC government to control is its citizens’ bowel movements. To aid in this final conquest, perhaps the city’s next mandate should be to require daily doses of Metamucil® for … Read more
Bill Curry on capricious college coaching changes: “One definition of insanity is that of repeating the same behavior while expecting different results. Universities that routinely change coaches for capricious reasons appear to fit that definition…”
Eating slowly really does make people eat less. Works for me, anyway.
The Post-Rapture Post: a couple of atheists create service to sell pre-trib rapture Christians messages for loved ones, should the rapture occur. No word on whether or not they’re also selling oceanfront property in Arkansas…
The Pulitzer Prize for blogging? Apparently so.