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A La Carte (3/18)
March 18, 2013
Here Come the Radicals - Matthew Lee Anderson makes some interesting observations about contemporary Christianity. “David Platt, Francis Chan, Shane Claiborne, and now Kyle Idleman are dominating the Christian best-seller lists by attacking our comfortable Christianity. But is ‘radical faith’ enough?”
5 Myths About Bible Translation - Dan Wallace covers five common myths related to translating the Bible. This has been a major area of attack against Christianity in recent years as people have tried to undermine the credibility of the Bible.
Honest Atheists - Speaking of attacks against Christianity, this is quite an interesting article that affirms atheism but also affirms the awful consequences of godlessness. “That godlessness might be both true and terrible is something that the new atheists refuse to entertain, no doubt in part because they want to sell books — and greeting cards do a brisk business.”
Not the Ones God Has Been Waiting For - “I don’t think any temptation more sweetly seduces young evangelicals. It seems every new wave of church leaders seeks to rebrand Christianity over and against its previous generations or misguided contemporaries. As the Religious Right has lost influence, traditional evangelicals have become a big target. As Timothy Dalrymple wrote last year ‘if you are selling scorn of conservative evangelical Christians, the market is hot.’”
Toy Stories - This photographer traveled around the world simply shooting pictures of children with their toys.
The Story Behind the Photo - Here is the story behind one of World War 2’s iconic photos.
No verse of Scripture yields its meaning to lazy people. —A.W. Pink