Posted: June 29, 2016, 4:01 am
Joseph Merrick, better known (sadly) as the “Elephant Man” in the late 19th century, deserves to be given a Christian burial in Leicester, his home town, according to a group of supporters, reports The Guardian. Today, his remains are stored in a glass case in a private room at Queen Mary University of London. Medical students and Read More…
Posted: June 29, 2016, 4:00 am
You can usually make a pretty fair guess at a person’s age by looking at him. Is it possible to guess the age of words? Let’s give it a try. When were these words written? “Thinking … is a difficult task; it is the hardest work a man can do—that is perhaps why so few Read More…
Posted: June 29, 2016, 4:00 am
Let me be completely honest with you. Sometimes I’m sick of music. I’m sick of the road. I miss my home and my family. That boyish thrill of being in a different city every night is long gone. It’s been twenty years since I first started doing concerts, and I’m no longer surprised when people Read More…
Posted: June 29, 2016, 4:00 am
“And why not people who have had abortions, while we’re at it? In fact, anyone who has ever done anything the Bible says is wrong. We could set up a booth. ‘Apologies here. We don’t know what we were thinking.’” Thus a Protestant friend, riffing on Pope Francis’s comment that Christians should apologize to homosexual Read More…
Posted: June 29, 2016, 4:00 am