Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion (ed. Ronald Numbers)

Ex-evangelicals, like myself, have seen just about every possible way evangelicals, and religious people in general, can misuse and abuse science and history.  Some of these are infamous:  young earth creationism and conversion therapy come to mind.  But sometimes we’ve been over-exposed – or more accurately, unevenly exposed.  It can be easy to forget, in … Continue reading Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion (ed. Ronald Numbers)

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Turn Right at Machu Picchu (Mark Adams)

Turn Right at Machu Picchu was recommended to me by a friend, for unique reasons.  Mainly, because I sing in an Anglican choir.  Which, I know, doesn’t seem like something even remotely related to Peru.  And it wouldn’t be…except I sing with a grandson of Hiram Bingham III, the explorer who “discovered” Machu Picchu.  (And … Continue reading Turn Right at Machu Picchu (Mark Adams)