1. Does free speech include the right to offend? Are some people advocating a double standard by supporting PC speech codes and demonstrating outrage at the Charlie Hedbo attack? The question is more complex than this article allows, but there are some interesting questions raised herein.
2. This is an opinion piece in the NY Times that explains the difference between populism and true conservatism. It is worth every minute of the read:
3. Here is an introductory piece in the Baptist Press on the criteria for canonizing the 66 books of the Bible:
4. And people say English is confusing: