Really Recommended Posts

Really Recommended Posts 10/4/13- Breaking Bad, The Maze Runner, Marriage, and more!

postI have brought these posts together from the four corners of the earth in order to provide you, dear reader, with excellent resources on a number of issues. This week, we examine the show “Breaking Bad” and the series of books “The Maze Runner Triology”; we dive into the argument from undesigned coincidences, look at one possible solution to the problem of the Cambrian Explosion, examine some arguments against Christianity, and watch a video examining authority in marriage.

Why We Need Breaking Bad– A fascinating article examining the worldview of the hyper-popular television series, “Breaking Bad.” There are some spoilers for the series in the article. Please be aware how valuable writings like this are right now as the series just came to a conclusion and the buzz is strong. We need to engage the culture now.

Undesigned Coincidences– A remarkably insightful post regarding the argument from undesigned coincidences (I explain one way to utilize the argument from undesigned coincidences). Although third in a series, this post stands on its own. Check it out.

Fazale Rana responds to new paper claiming that rapid evolution explains Cambrian Explosion– The Cambrian Explosion has become the battleground for the debate between Intelligent Design theorists and their opponents. Fazale Rana of Reasons to Believe argues that the Cambrian Explosion is best explained by design.

Devastating Arguments Against Christianity (Courtesy of the Internet)– A fantastic post which engages with some of the popular atheistic arguments against Christianity. This is the kind of post to bookmark and references as these arguments come up.

The Maze Runner Trilogy: Something WICKED This Way Comes– A highly popular young adult series (and slated to become a movie), The Maze Runner trilogy offers a bleak picture of our future. What is the picture it presents? How should we engage in discussions on this trilogy and its themes? Check out this excellent post on the subject. For those of you who want to engage the culture, you absolutely must subscribe to Anthony Weber’s blog, Empires and Mangers.

Mimi Haddad- Ideas Have Consequences (Video)- An excellent clip showing the theologian Mimi Haddad lecturing on the difficulties with abuse in theological systems which rely on authoritarian views of marriage.

About J.W. Wartick

J.W. Wartick is a Lutheran, feminist, Christ-follower. A Science Fiction snob, Bonhoeffer fan, Paleontology fanboy and RPG nerd.

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