Daily Archives: 12/10/2010

Defining religious fundamentalism

Roger Olson defines ‘fundamentalism’.

Posted in Fundamentalism

Six reasons to love church history

Six reasons to love church history

Posted in History

Pope Benedict XVI on Arvo Pärt and Ludwig van Beethoven

Click on the image to read the article.

Posted in Music, Theology

Detective fiction: forty great books from the Twenties

Great British Detective Fiction from the Twenties by Curt J. Evans

Posted in Authors, Bibliographies

Literary tattoos of questionable taste: William Gibson’s ‘Neuromancer’ as body art

Anyone who has this stuff plastered permanently all over them, deserves to be institutionalised: Above: passages from the science fiction novel ‘Neuromancer’ by William Gibson

Posted in Authors, Popular Culture, Society

When were the Middle Ages?

I bet that’s something you’ve often wondered about.  Here is the answer: When Were the Middle Ages?

Posted in History

Pope Benedict XVI emphasizes evangelism

Pope Benedict XVI Creates Pontifical Council for New Evangelization Pope Benedict XVI issued a motu proprio today, officially creating the new Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization. With the Apostolic Letter motu proprio, Ubicumque et semper – “Always and Everywhere”, Pope … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Churches

Fundamentalist atheists winning the internal power struggle

One of the most interesting aspects of the rise of New Atheist extremism is the way it seeks to replace long-established and quite well-respected old atheism.  With leaders like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, neither of them noted for tolerance or conciliation, the … Continue reading

Posted in Atheism