Call me a skeptic. A nonbeliever. Even a hater. But in a perfect world—a world that suits my preferences, I should say—it doesn’t exist.
What is “It,” you ask? The Star … more
In a profound sense we are what we think.
The Christian worldview highly values logic and rationality, which find their source in God. As the only creatures made in the image of God (Genesis … more
Disney’s TRON Legacy opens in theaters today. It’s been 28 years since the original debuted. For its time, TRON was an astounding breakthrough in computer-generated special effects. It … more
The weekend following Thanksgiving, my husband and I decked the halls of our apartment with wreaths, garland, and a Nativity scene. And next week, we’ll drag home a heavenly scented Douglas fir … more
“But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.” Psalm 5:11
What is it about … more
Straight Thinking #92: Whatever Floats Your Boat and Moral Relativism's Titanic more
Straight Thinking #88: America and Islam: Is America Islamophobic? more
What was the first thing I did after getting home from seeing The Social Network? That’s right—I checked my Facebook page.
Current box-office leader The Social Network* recounts … more
Straight Thinking #69: Jihadists and The Narrative: The Importance of Worldview Thinking more
“Who said anything about safe? ’Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.”1
This line—from my favorite book in C. S. Lewis’s … more
A recent 60 Minutes broadcast provided an illuminating glimpse into the global “war on terror.” The April 25 episode included a provocative segment on Islam entitled “Jihadists and … more
The unexamined life is not worth living for a human being. … more
I love zombies. Always have. As kids, my brother (also a big fan of zombies) and I would gurgle lines from classic zombie films and record them as the outgoing message for our answering machine. Our … more
Several years ago, a colleague and I were discussing the writing of a computer program we planned to use for processing our radio astronomy data. Both of us tried to identify and perfect various … more
Straight Thinking #57: Worldview Twelve-Point Road Map, Part 3 more
Straight Thinking #56: Worldview Twelve-Point Road Map, Part 2 more
Straight Thinking #55: Worldview Twelve-Point Road Map, Part 1 more
Avatar, the movie released just a few weeks ago, already ranks as the second highest earning movie of all time and may exceed the current record holder, Titanic, within a few more weeks. Two aspects … more
Multi-regional hypothesis, Is the Qur'an the word of God?, Carnivorous activity aboard the Ark, Moral Dilemma more
Why Christians Should Value Philosophy, Part 3 (of 3)
What is the number one reason that people give for not believing in God?
All of the sources that I have ever read over the last thirty years … more