Monthly Archives: March 2009

Other conflagrations

It’s hard to believe sometimes, based on the incessant international reporting on the Middle East, that there are things going on in other parts of the world besides the part centered on the Tigris and Euphrates. Yet, as it turns out, the nations of the Pacific Rim are experiencing their own tensions as North Korea threatens to launch its first satellite into orbit and now Japan is threatening to shoot that launch down. […] Continue reading

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Sad but true

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Losing our religion

Worldview Item of the Day

I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”

Romans 1:16-17

The recently published American Religious Identification Survey (.pdf) reports that many American people’s self-identification as being associated with a certain religion has declined significantly since 1990 and 2001. While religious self-identification is not a measure of faith, the survey serves to reinforce an idea that has been anecdotally obvious to faithful people who are paying attention for some time: the number of faithful are declining. […] Continue reading

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Worldview Oddness

I am not sure  how it happened, but I discovered this morning that commenting on several of my recent posts had been turned off. It is now turned back on.

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Overheard

Worldview Thought for the Day Being a college student, I find myself in the unique position of being able to overhear all kinds of conversations between my fellow college students. While many of those conversations are unremarkable, the one I … Continue reading

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