Monthly Archives: July 2011

Creationism in Russia

I’m just a dumb lawyer. I can go weeks at a time without thinking about the Creationist/Evolutionist controversy. Nothing in it requires my close attention. What roused from my customary obliviousness toward the controversy is the discovery that Protestant Creationism … Continue reading

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Tasty Tidbits 7/31/11

Linear time and apocalyptic frenzies. First he screws up marriage, now abortion. Seduced and abandoned. Petty, catty, and deep down inside, shallow. GOP alienates farmers.

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Abortion distortion factor, Arts and Music, Damn rackets, Evangelicalism, Life political issues, Orthodoxy, Sexualia, Sundry flakes

Tasty Tidbits 7/30/11

Circumspect on circumcision. Nobody loves a loser. Role models. Social Democrats for Ron Paul. “America’s Taliban.” Knickers in a knot over a pigment of the imagination.

Posted in Empire, Family, Glamour, Life political issues, Religious freedom, Sport, Sundry flakes | 1 Comment

Tasty Tidbits, 7/29/11

Not dorky, but banal. No honest line of argument? Bad, bad, bad! That’s why! The new economy. Rick Perry follows the script. Quaker, Calvary Chapel, Vineyard, Calvary Chapel, Orthodox. Anniversaries. Simulating a good time.

Posted in Empire, Family, Legalia, Orthodoxy, Political Matters, Sexualia, Worship | 1 Comment

John R.W. Stott, R.I.P.

John R.W. Stott, the Apostle to American Evangelicals Who Squirm at NASCAR Invocations, has reposed at age 90, reportedly while listening to Handel’s Messiah (HT Wess Stafford on Facebook).

Posted in eulogy | 2 Comments

Tasty Tidbit 7/28/11

Even a short vacation helps restore perspective.

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Tasty Tidbits 7/27/11

Googling “synecdoche.” Neither Christian nor Conservative. What Breivik and Obama have in common. Make the machine stop! Ecumania.

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Christianity generally, Journalism, Life political issues, Sundry flakes

Tasty Tidbits 7/26/11

The song I can’t get out of my head Monday. Embarrassment, not national security. Another reason I’m glad for the free exercise clause. TC’s hopping. Writers Almanac on a roll. Hiatus

Posted in Arts and Music, Poetry, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism

Tasty Tidbits 7/25/11

Orthodoxy in a nutshell. More time for Malia and Sasha. Did Rick Perry flub federalism? Gotham SSM, Day 2. Douthat on the Norwegian Bomber. Old is Green. The threat of the West.

Posted in Architecture, Economia, Empire, Family, Legalia, Sundry flakes

Tasty Tidbits 7/24/11

Dear Zeitgeist: Crony capitalism items. “No, thank you” on Viagra “AMAC is Rising!” Who!?

Posted in Distributism, Journalism, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia, State capitalism