So – author and historian A.N. Wilson, who in the 80’s declared himself an atheist (formerly Catholic and Church of England), and who wrote a biography of Jesus has recently announced his slow, patient and critical return to Christian faith. ((Having not quite yet read the article, I blame N.T. Wright – given his kind,… Continue reading A.N. Wilson – slowly believing again
…is sometimes found in surprising places.
absolutely frickin’ genius. (hat tip BW3) (also – don’t miss the web links right throughout – many of the names, etc. have links to relevant webpages!)
…that a video game like this even exists.
This morning, a Breakfast programme discussed the less-than-commendable notion of borrowing funds to invest during a recession… …and my wife just now walked in the door from a work-leaving do (for non-NZ readers, ‘do’ means ‘event’ or ‘party’), which involved walking through the Sky City building, and mentioned how surprised she was to see how… Continue reading gambling during a recession?
Prof. John Stackhouse’s post (here) on the recent “bus campaigns” is quite good and balanced I think. Apparently, the board of a Vancouver bus company has the following regulation on bus ads: “No advertisement will be accepted which promotes or opposes a specific theology or religious ethic, point of view, policy or action.”
Recent US stimulus package = nearly a trillion US dollars. Compare that with a comment I randomly saw on this post: 10% of 10 million US millionaires’ funds = a trillion US dollars. American millionaires investing in the American economy? A novel concept indeed. Full comment quote: 1 trillion is taking 10% of the net… Continue reading american millionaire stimulus?
Anyone who has a knee jerk (i.e. less than critical) reaction to political events in general and the recent U.S. stimulus package in particular, should shut up and think before ranting. That said, I just don’t like the thought (much less the passing) of the new stimulus package (and I’m not at all anti-Obama –… Continue reading stinking stimulus
…of “all of [them] on the Facebook Team” to wish me a happy (30th) birthday (on the ’30th’ of January).
Obama’s recent statements on the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, remind us all (like it or not) of the immensely divisive issue of abortion. The article says…