Paul Deen has a recipe for English peas. The comments are incredible. Of course, the “recipe” itself is pretty incredible. Check it out here, and be sure to read the comments. Thanks to Respublica for the link.
First Things explains why pastors can be so “closed minded” about false doctrine. It isn’t just that it we defend our parochial teachings. It is that false teaching hurts people – even children. And I have a real problem with people who hurt children to feed their own ego.
San Francisco is considering a ban on male circumcision. I think that was tried by Antiochus Epiphanies. As I recall, it didn’t go well. A great legal analysis of the religious freedom question is over at Volokh. It turns out that it may be easier than we think to ban religious activities. Makes one truly appreciate the religious freedom we currently enjoy. Let us not take it for granted.
Young girl scouts take on the national girl scouts organization over Planned Parenthood ties. You go girls!
Just for fun, the world’s biggest tree house. Thanks to NR for the link.