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Monday's News & Ideas

  • Let's lose the "traditional" vs "contemporary" distinction
  • B16 reaches out to the hyper-conservatives (and worries everyone else)
  • Maybe prayer (quietly) works

Tuesday's News & Ideas

Lots of God at the inauguration, including one Obama-linked pastor who wasn't asked to pray. Plus for-profit universities. Are they an anomaly or the wave of the future? (Stanley Fish comments).

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Colleges are struggling with money. I mean, really struggling
  • Does loving God help or hinder success?
  • Some of King’s own preaching for the holiday weekend

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • The pain of unbelief, and of belief
  • Recruiting new monks (and you thought YOU had a tough time recruiting!)
  • A history of inauguration bibles

Tuesday's News & Ideas

Yet another presidential pray-er, unhealthy clergy, and seminaries squeezed by the economic collapse. For the gospel to be good news, we have to glance at the bad news first.

Monday's News & Ideas

Mark Driscoll has made a name for himself largely by poking a finger in the eye of those who promote liberal tolerance: feminists, gay advocates, and above all, theological liberals. Yet isn't it interesting that preaching a gospel of unvarnished Calvin and Edwards seems to attract post-modern seekers in Seattle?

Friday's News & Ideas

The death of a master combatant in theology and politics, an analogy to Augustine on the Roland Burris controversy, and a question as to whether we can really live without environmental impact (there's no question as to the value of book contracts for those who claim they do).

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