Hopping down the WWRT this week…
An Iranian cleric got beat up by a woman he was confronting about her dress. Yeah, I’m laughing. That head scarf isn’t such a bad thing to have on if you’re planning on beating up a cleric.
Walmart got some bad press this week for allegedly ripping up a customer’s $100 bill thinking it was a fake.
Going into the wayback machine to say…July, here’s a story from the LA Times about Chick-Fil-A’s decision to stop supporting Christian organizations who were outspoken about the 2,000 year old Christian view of marriage. As much as I thought it was a mistake for Christians to overreact to the controversy, I think it’s a mistake to CFA to back off its stance. Here’s analysis of that article from the Get Religion blog where the author rightly decries the liberal media bias and lack of journalism when it comes to this issue.
If you’re into coffee, and believe Fair Trade is the way to go, here’s a quick list of places you can find good Fair Trade bean.
On Thursday, I posted about the Coptic fragment that referenced Jesus having a wife. On his blog, Dr. Darrel Bock gives a more lengthy explanation of the fragment. I posted yesterday a lengthy explanation of the artifact and the situation surrounding it from Dr. Dan Wallace.
According to the Pew Forum, restrictions against religion are on the rise world wide.
Some great pictures from The Atlantic. 50 pictures from the 50 states.