Here we have another go-round of the internet, in which I have found you, dear readers, some great reads. Featured topics this weak include abortion, Jesus, the universe, intelligent design, the teleological argument, and genocide.
Aslan Stumbles– Check out this extremely in-depth review of the recent book about Jesus, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Here, David Marshall offers a number of criticisms regarding individual assertions within the book, and then offers a critical account of Reza Aslan’s claims about Jesus’ life.
Republican Congresswoman Refuses to Abort Baby Diagnosed with Fatal Condition– The title of this one says quite a bit, but the article is even more interesting. Check out what happened when this republican congresswoman put her beliefs into practice with her child. It truly is a beautiful story.
The Observable Universe– I found this a pretty neat way to put our planet into perspective as far as the size of the universe is concerned.
Flight: The Genius of Birds (Media Review)– a look at the recent film by Illustra Media which makes a case for intelligent design from observations about flight.
Militant Atheists and the ‘Other’ Holocausts– We must know history in order to avoid repeating it. Genocides have occurred throughout human history, and atheists love to allege that religion is to blame. Is that always the case?
Even in the Multiverse, Our Universe is Rare– An argument that the design argument still works even given a multiverse.