David Zahl has an interesting piece in Christianity Today entitled “The Gospel According to Jim Hensen” in honor of the new Muppets movie.
David Lahti, an evolutionary biologist, finds a material use for Calvinism and the old time religion: namely, knocking humanity out of its complacency in order to reach its evolutionary ideal.
Boston University professor Stephen Prothero has an amusing piece dispelling the notion that Puritans were Puritanical. Our forbears loved two things our (allegedly) godless society loves: beer and sex. Beer and sex? The Puritans sound like a fun group.
Anticipating a less than ideal Thanksgiving? Fr. James Martin offers a primer on how to survive Turkey Day.
The Round-up will be taking the next two days off for Thanksgiving. We hope everyone enjoys their Turkey Day.