Links and Joe

Keep calm and drink coffeeSaturday, 9 February 2013

We present to you another week of our most interesting blog reading. As always the views of these posts are not necessarily the views of BSI, but they are sure going to get you either thinking, talking or mad, possibly all three. Remember, keep calm and enjoy some links and joe.

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Rosaria Butterfield copyThis is the story of a lesbian professor of English and women’s studies who became, as C.S. Lewis once said, a reluctant convert.  For a fuller treatment of her story, you can purchase her spiritual autobiography here.

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justin-lee-cdt-amy-lee-6a14f3df8568ee9f9e1e90f5b29726eaa25c40a6-s6-c10Scot McKnight is reading and blogging through the book called Torn, an account of a young, conservative Evangelical man coming to terms with his same sex attraction. In this piece McKnight summarizes from a section in the book wherein Justin Lee attempts to answer the question Why Are People Gay?

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evolution_large copyOver at the BioLogos forum, Randy Moore and Sehoya Cotner offer some interesting observations on education, evolution and the creationist debate.  Depending upon what you believe is happening in the classroom, what you read here may actually surprise you.

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gay parentsIn a move that is sure to be criticized by those on the left, Doug Mainwaring warns of the detriments to children being raised by same sex-couples.  What makes his story particularly unique is his status as an actively gay man who co-founded the National Capital Tea Party Patriots.

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And finally, the answer we all wish we would have given to our parents …

bridge comic

I could not figure out how to post this without doing a simple cut and paste. But full credit should be given to the author/illustrator, whose work can be found at http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bridge.png.

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