Lamp Post: February 10, 2015

The original Narnian lamp post drawn by Pauline Baynes

The original Narnian lamp post drawn by Pauline Baynes

The Lamp Post is a collection of quotes, news articles, opinion pieces or blog posts that I found interesting and worthy of attention.

If you see something that you believe should be in The Lamp Post, tweet it to me at @WardrobeDoor with the hashtag #LampPost.

Washington Post: People in the South are really into “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Remind me again about the South being the “Bible Belt” …

50 shades of grey movie South

Mashable: Portraits of African-American former slaves

This evil blotch on our past is not as far behind us as we would like to hope.

Gallup: Fewest Americans Satisfied With Abortion Policies Since 2001

And it’s not people thinking the laws are too strict. Of those who are dissatisfied with our abortion laws, twice as many Americans want stricter laws (24%) as want less strict laws (12%).

dissatisfaction with abortion laws

Guardian: Harper Lee’s ‘lost’ novel was intended to complete a trilogy, says agent

I’m honestly not sure what to think about this sequel for To Kill A Mockingbird, but I do find it amusing that Lee apparently loves C.S. Lewis and did impersonations of him based on his Oxford lectures that she heard.

Josh Branum: Gospel-Centered Fun

“Rather than producing another generation of those content with mere entertainment, student ministries have the opportunity to unleash a movement of young people who embrace the mission of God and seek to do much for the cause of Christ in the world.”

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Aaron Earls

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