Dell Rapids teen earns $100,000 in National Bible... →
Perhaps the money wasn’t the most valuable thing she earned? After studying the Bible for six hours a day for more than four months, 18-year-old Kari Erickson achieved what hundreds of kids across the country worked throughout the summer and fall to do: She won this year’s National Bible Bee competition held in Nashville, Tenn. “All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for...
The twilight of atheism or the end of faith?
I recently started listening to the Partially Examined Life,a philosophy podcast by some guys who were at one point set on doing philosophy for a living but then thought better of it. As someone who studied political philosophy in college, that isn’t too far off my own experience. Episode 44 was one of the first I listened to; the New Atheist Critique of Religion. In preparation, I checked...
Orthodox paradox: an interview with John Milbank →
The current crisis is not final, but reminds us of what happens when one wrenches the meaning of things apart from things themselves, which is a consequence both of over-abstraction and of individualism running riot. I think we need a new sense of the sacredness of land, people, and even money as real goods, though not things to be worshiped in themselves. We also need to realize that humans are...
Tim Willard, author of ‘Veneer,’ is coming to Sioux Falls this weekend. He will preach at Embrace Church at 10:00 and 11:15 AM. I downloaded a couple of chapters from the book and am reading them now. Anyone going?