IT’S SURPRISING how often otherwise respectable news outlets publish stories with little verification. Some are difficult to take seriously, such as the alleged werewolf in Brazil, and some are intended mainly to raise questions, such as the so-called “Stonehenge in space”.
THE TELEVISION series Dig is a well-written and stylish archaeological thriller. We discuss elements of the show and the tendency of people — selves included — to incorporate fiction into our theology.
MOUNTAINS ARE shaking. A massive earthquake has left over 2,400 dead in Nepal while a volcano in Chile has unexpectedly erupted. Some locals believe it was a manifestation of the god of the volcano. This isn’t surprising–mountains and volcanoes have been considered the abode of gods since the dawn of time.
We discuss the changes that brought us here and some changes facing the Church: New Age practices infiltrating our churches and the ongoing assault of the Enemy on the family unit, which is the smallest battle formation in the ongoing spiritual war.
ASTROPHYSICISTS ARE apparently beginning to rethink the idea of the Big Bang. A pair of researchers claimed this week that quantum mechanics suggest that the universe has always existed. The fact that erasing a starting point for the universe eliminates the need for a Creator is probably not coincidental.
WE MISS Patrick Heron. This dear brother in the Lord made us think and he did it while making us smile. Today is Paddy’s birthday. In tribute, we bring back an interview we recorded in February of 2007–an hour that will make you think and make you smile.