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The Bible Tells Me So… | Review & Notes

September 16, 2014


Peter Enns. The Bible Tells Me So…: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable To Read It. HarperOne, 2014. (267 pages) To seekers and pilgrims who need to think out loud, others who would like to, and those who value and support them. *     *     * — VIA REVIEW — Enns does one of the […]

TED | Zak Ebrahim: I am the son of a terrorist. Here’s how I chose peace.

September 12, 2014


On November 5th, 1990, a man named El-Sayyid Nosair walked into a hotel in Manhattan and assassinated Rabbi Meir Kahane, the leader of the Jewish Defense League. Nosair was initially found not guilty of the murder, but while serving time on lesser charges, he and other men began planning attacks on a dozen New York […]

The Unbelievers | Review

September 9, 2014


The Unbelievers, 2013 [NR] Really, there isn’t much to review. This film is the equivalent of being the proverbial “fly on the wall,” to the “dynamic duo of science,” in their exhaustive travels from one public appearance to another. It’s fun to glimpse a small amount behind the scenes, but content wise, nothing is necessarily […]

TED | Jim Holt: Why does the universe exist?

September 1, 2014


Why does the universe exist? Why is there — Okay. Okay. (Laughter) This is a cosmic mystery. Be solemn. Why is there a world, why are we in it, and why is there something rather than nothing at all? I mean, this is the super ultimate “why” question? 0:30 So I’m going to talk about […]