3 for Thursday Archive

3 for Thursday: 3 Examples of Believing is Seeing

When we look into the clouds, sometimes what we find is exactly what we were looking for in the first place.

3 for Thursday: 3 Infinite Monkey Cage Podcasts on the Puzzle of the Human Mind

This week's "three" explores episodes of The Infinite Monkey Cage take us into the puzzle that is the human mind, including the illusion of perception, belief in the supernatural and magic, and the persistence of human irrationality.

3 for Thursday: Three Reasons History is Not Theology

When a church historian sets out to tell you what God is doing during the Protestant Reformation, he or she stops being an historian.

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.

3 for Thursday: 3 Lessons from that BuzzFeed Map on your Representative’s Religion

When a BuzzFeed map shows your religion controls the country's power-base, then it's time to stop complaining about persecution.

3 for Thursday: Three 15th-Century Depictions of the Terror of Hell

Three 15th-century depictions of the terror of hell show that fear is a powerful motivator and that hell has been a powerful factor in that for a long time.

3 for Thursday: 3 Examples of Bonobo Intelligence

Bonobos and humans share about 99% of their genetic material. So perhaps it should surprise us that they are so smart.

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.
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