What We Read This Week


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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


SOCIETY

The Joy of Little Libraries

Small in scale, but big on fun, small street libraries are bringing families and communities together…Read Full Article

From local parent


BIBLE STUDY

Can An Atheist Believe in God?

What makes an atheist? Is he or she one who says “God absolutely does not exist”? Certainly most atheists I know wouldn’t say that. Unfortunately, like most religious people, most dictionaries misrepresent atheism, with definitions like “Denial of the existence of God.”…Read Full Article

From ChristBooks.org


ENVIRONMENT

Where does baking soda come from, and is it really so eco-friendly?

In a quest to quit using nasty cleaning chemicals in my house, I’ve gone largely to vinegar and baking soda. I know vinegar is easy to produce, and should have little environmental damage, but what about baking soda? I know they mine it from the huge dry lakebeds here in California: I’ve visited one, and that visit made it seem like a resource that would be renewable in only very limited amounts. Can baking soda be easily synthesized from other sources, or is it once-and-done? Could we run out?….Read Full Article

From grist


POLITICS/WOMEN

Phyllis Schlafly Defended Women Like Me

Antoinette Brown Blackwell was the first woman to be ordained as a Protestant minister in the US. Early in her career, she traveled and lectured for the abolitionist cause. She eventually quit her itinerant lifestyle, saying, “I can’t go wandering up and down the earth without any home . . . I need a pleasant happy home to rest in and some pleasant happy children there to keep me from being a misanthrope.”

Phyllis Schlafly would surely have agreed…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


HEALTH

Ketamine’s Split Personality: Risky Club Drug, Effective Anesthetic

“Ketamine is a safe, simple and cheap anesthetic,” says Dr. Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, an anesthesiologist at Baerum Hospital in Oslo, Norway. “It is vital to global health.”…Read Full Article

From npr


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Categories: Christian Life, Daily Life, environment, Health, Life style, People, society, spirituality

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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