SBC Voices’ Dave Miller reported the announced planned retirement of Dr. Richard Land. I write planned retirement for it will not be effective until the date that marks Land’s 25 years of service to the ERCL – to the day in October 2013. We need time for a smooth transition of power.
CNN reported on the Fall of Jonah Lehrer. The story details the manner in which Lehrer’s creative writing included manufactured quotes attributed to Bob Dylan. A freelance writer, also a huge Bob Dylan fan, began scrutinizing the quotes and discovered the creative license. Lehrer resigned amidst the discovery.
David Fitch raised an awareness [which may need an alarm] of an Evangelical ideology bound to empty signifiers. One exposes an empty core when the actions consistent with the claimed ideology face the contradiction of the one, or ones, making the claim. If I claim to have a higher standard than others because I am a Christian and yet my actions do not bear that out we often refer to that person as hypocritical. Another way to look at it is the loss of a center, a core. In this move, the core holds no power to persuade to consistent action. When that occurs it is considered empty. Read More