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3 for Thursday: 3 Rare Videos of Famous Authors

Ever wonder what a normal day looks like for famous, but long gone authors like Mark Twain or Anne Frank? Now you can know.

Consider No Evil: Academic Freedom and Religious Higher Education

If you've wondered why theology plays such a prominent role in guiding and policing Christian higher education, then check out my new book, "Consider No Evil."

The Month My New Book Released and I Left My Full-Time Faculty Position

The Discarded Image is about accepting new ways of looking at the world; this month I did that by leaving my full-time faculty position.

Why Art and Science are Important Partners: A Review of The Where, the Why, and the How

Both science and art explore the reality of life, and in The Where, the Why, and The How they are an energetic team that connects with the reader with every turn of the page.

How the Past Catches Up to You: A Review of The Map Thief

The Map Thief is the true story of a respected map dealer who turns thief and upturns the world of rare maps in the process.

Is Human Morality Found in Our Primate History? A Review of The Bonobo and the Atheist

In "The Bonobo and the Atheist," Frans de Waal challenges religion's top-down morality and explores the similarities of humans, chimps, and bonobos.

3 for Thursday: 3 Studies on the Problem of Religious Identity

New studies say something about religious identity and their perils in family, job prospects in the American South, and in defining a country.

3 for Thursday: 3 Religion Surveys on Bigotry, the Bible, and Born-Again Cheaters

There seems to be no shortages of religion surveys, studies, and polls lately. For this week's 3 for Thursday, we look at a few numbers that might leave you dazed and confused, ranging from issues of bigotry to which religious group is most-likely to have affair.
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