Easter vs atheists, Jedi religion, Winston Churchill: The Intersect

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Atheism denies justice. But the Resurrection proves that justice is real. Watch John Lennox confront Richard Dawkins with Christianity’s ultimate claim.

So who really killed Jesus? Was it the Romans, the Jews, you and I, or His father?

Here’s a list well worth reading: John Dickson’s Top 10 tips for atheists this Easter.


The Gospel of George Lucas: A fascinating dive into the faithful followers of the Jedi religion, which already has tax-exempt status from the IRS.

The Navy said no to “atheist chaplains.” It was a long fight, but lawmakers say it was the right decision, since the role is distinctly religious.

A community-wide tragedy: Church-to-condo conversions are on the rise, and here’s how everyone loses when sacred spaces are demolished and privatized.


What kept Winston Churchill up at night? He worried that these aspects of modern life would usher in the collapse of mankind.

The person who’s best at lying to you is you. Echoing human nature, research shows we overestimate our own knowledge and judgements. Here’s how to guard against that in the information age.

“Babette’s Feast” is now a play. Isak Dinesen’s classic story of grace and redemption, made famous by the 1987 Oscar-winning film, makes its way to the stage.

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