Politician Down Under Displays Gross Ignorance of the Bible

America has its share of illiterate politicians. Nancy Pelosi tops the list finding Bible verses that aren’t in the Bible. For example, on Earth Day, Nancy Pelosi quoted what she said was the Bible: “The Bible tells us in the Old Testament, ‘To minister to the needs of God’s creation is an act of worship. To ignore those needs is to dishonor the God who made us.’ On this Earth Day, and every day, let us honor the earth and our future generations with a commitment to fight climate change.” There’s Read more […]

The Role Religion Plays in Economic Growth

Peter Berger is perhaps the world’s most prominent living sociologist. He has written two dozen books including seminal texts in the development of the sociology of religion, the sociology of knowledge, and the sociology of modern development. He may be the most qualified person to speak with authority on matters pertaining to the relationship between religious beliefs and economic development, so I decided to ask him to explain this to me. This interview is the result, and it’s worth listening Read more […]