links for 2008-03-06

  • troublesome aspects of evangelical subculture: instinctive anti-intellectual/anti-science bias; neo-Neo-platonic belief in a body/mind, flesh/soul duality; illiteralist misreading of scripture (“they’re not mentally ill, they’re demon possessed”)
    (tags: mind church)
  • The past month has seen one of the most touching stories of love and miracle New Zealand has witnessed in a long time. Three weeks ago Lucy Laws was given only a 10-20 % chance of surviving leukaemia … she has experienced a “miraculous” turnaround
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