Posts Tagged ‘Religion’

Dan Savage, Eric Golub

May 30 . 2013

In American Savage, columnist and provocateur Dan Savage writes on topics ranging from marriage, parenting, and the gay agenda to the Catholic Church and sex education with characteristic straight talk and humor. Then conservative comedian Eric Golub has plenty to say about what has been happening in the news.

Erica Greider

May 14 . 2013

Texas may well be America’s most controversial state, evangelicals dominate the halls of power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is the busiest in the country. Yet, according to journalist Erica Grieder, the country has a great deal to learn from the state in Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right.

Roger Ross Williams

April 18 . 2013

God Loves Uganda explores the role of the American evangelical movement in Uganda, where American missionaries have been credited with both creating schools and hospitals and promoting dangerous religious bigotry.

Jonathan Rieder, A C Grayling

April 11 . 2013

Scholar Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into the letter that ML King write from jail, illuminating both its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights in Gospel of Freedom. Then A C Grayling talks about The God Argument.

Monte Reel

April 8 . 2013

The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the forests of Africa with evidence of a, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day: Darwin’s theory of evolution in Between Man and Beast.

 

Jim Holt

April 4 . 2013

Author Jim Holt explores the greatest metaphysical mystery of all: why is there something rather than nothing? in Why Does the World Exist.

Candida Moss

March 28 . 2013

In The Myth of Persecution, Candida Moss, a leading expert on early Christianity, reveals how the early church exaggerated, invented, and forged stories of Christian martyrs and how the dangerous legacy of a martyrdom complex is employed today to silence dissent and galvanize a new generation of culture warriors.

Lauren Drain

March 26 . 2013

Banished is the first look inside the Westboro Baptist Church and Lauren Drain’s fascinating story of adaptation and perseverance in a church that she eventually renounced.

 

 

Guy Harrison

March 25 . 2013

Guy Harrison’s, 50 Simple Questions for Every Christian is an unique book which poses questions that will hopefully foster mutual understanding between Christians and non-Christians.

Rev. Debra Haffner

March 18 . 2013