Blog author: jcarter
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Solving Poverty Is Rocket Science
Richard Stearns, Christianity Today

Christians are among America’s most compassionate people. But we can do a better job responding to the complexity of poverty.

The Mosquito Bite Analogy
Bryan Caplan, EconLog

Free-market economists often lament the difficulty of communicating their ideas to a popular audience. Why? Because the free-market prescription is often, “Government should leave the problem alone. Trying to fix it only makes it worse.” How is anyone supposed to sell such counter-intuitive ideas?

Orthodox Priests Continue To Be Targeted By Syrian Rebels
Milena Faustova, OCP Media

The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (IAO), which unites 29 countries, made a statement saying that according to information available, two Orthodox metropolitans have been killed in Syria during the past few months.

The Myth of Unreligious America
Rodney Stark, Wall Street Journal

Most of those who say they have ‘no religion’ on surveys also pray. Half believe in angels.