Podcast: Redemption and Derision
The story of enslavement to freedom is inherent in the Judeo-Christian culture. During this week where emancipation–being freed from slave owners and ultimately our own limitations–is a central focus, it was fitting, then, for Iris Blue to join me. She spent months in “the hole” in a Harris County (Houston) jail. She suffered addiction to heroin. She fought wardens. And she did it all to herself, willfully, angrily and stubbornly. Her story is inspiring and I hope you’ll listen to it. We talk about child-rearing, the church, and who is Jesus?
In the second half, another, less successful religion is discussed: Global Warming. Charlie Martin, now the science editor at Pajamas Media discusses the latest happenings and the bitter clinging to a discarded belief.
Liam Neeson, who does the voice of Aslan the Lion in the Narnia movies, has upset people by claiming that
It isn’t easy these days to lose your job by taking moonbattery too far. But someone has to do it,
Is this a good idea? A church in North Carolina has just raised the “Christian flag” above the American flag.