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A La Carte (9/15)

We’re Sorry, Mr. Darwin
To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, the Church of England will make an official apology to him for criticising his famous theory of evolution. There is no word on how Darwin plans to respond.
The Chromosomal Barrier
Trig Palin continues to be a hot topic of conversation. I enjoyed Carolyn’s thoughts: “I grieve for what a double-minded culture we’ve become. We are pro-life when it comes to baby seals or endangered species, but not when it comes to human beings with development disabilities.” Be sure to read the news story she links to about the father of a child with Down Syndrome who gave his life to save him.
To Infinity and Beyond
Here is a tale with a happy ending. ” After a rip current swept the boy and his father out to sea Saturday, darkness fell, and the sound of rescue helicopters and boats grew faint until they were nonexistent.”
A Different Kind of Fast
Michael Krahn has some good words to say about fasting from technology.
The Birmingham Church Bombing
John Piper commemorates the anniversary of the Birmingham Church Bombing with an article. “Lord, forbid that we—we white and black and all Americans—would waste what they paid for.”
6 Year Med
6 Year Med is one of my favorite “miscellaneous” blogs that I somehow stumbled upon. The most recent post is a tough one that gives just a glimpse inside the life of a doctor.