WSJ on sermon theft.

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The Wall Street Journal’s front-page has a story about sermon plagiarism/reuse. “That Sermon You Heard on Sunday May Be From the Web” [temporary link here]. It leads off with Rev. Brian Moon re-preaching 75% of a sermon by Ed Young, including a whitewater rafting story like Ed’s. “Truth is truth, there’s no sense reinventing the… Read more »

Professors and Religion.

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Neil Gross, of Harvard, and Solon Simmons, of George Mason, are circulating a working paper on the religiosity of college professors.  Three key points: 1. Belief does vary by field — psychology and biology have the fewest believers, nursing the most. 2.  The direction of the school makes a difference: there is a 19-point gap… Read more »

Mars Hill Audio

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Steve McCoy points out something I’ve been waiting for a long time: a podcast from Mars Hill Audio. Over the years, I’ve received second-hand cassettes of Mars Hill’s  stuff, and  it’s great — think NPR for evangelicals.  I’d think they could make a killing with a subscription-based podcast, so I hope the short, free podcasts… Read more »