Tag: evolution

Review of Evolution's Purpose for SpeakEasy Bloggers

Evolution’s Purpose: An Integral Interpretation of the Scientific Story of Our Origins by Steve McIntosh 260 pp. Selectbooks. $24.95. More than anything else, this book reminds me that philosophy and theology are wide-open games. As “progressive” sorts dismiss appeals to any thinkers older than Whitehead and “scientific” materialists refuse anything that smacks of “agency” or…

Link Training is Just Around the Corner

Slavoj Žižek on some changes in capitalism that Karl Marx did not anticipate Some prognostications on the future of higher education in America: depressing or invigorating? College sports, Derrida, and Homer’s Iliad Kevin DeYoung on why to believe in a historical Adam James McGrath mocks Kevin DeYoung as uneducated Peter Enns offers a far more nuanced…

Ten Words, a Capital Letter, and an Ellipsis: A Review of Naked Spirituality by Brian McLaren for Ooze Viral Bloggers

Naked Spirituality: A Life with God in 12 Simple Words by Brian D. McLaren 250 pp. $25.99, HarperOne I remember well the Christian Ministries: Formation (CMF) courses I took in seminary a decade ago.  Because I was in there with some really good people, not least my professors, they were painless enough.  That said, the…