dispatches to and from

nathan f. elmore

Faith, culture, things in between.

Along the Wahiba Sands, in Oman.




Book Review: The Search for Truth about Islam

Ben Daniel's The Search for Truth about Islam: A Christian Pastor Separates Fact from Fiction (2013).

Blowing Over: A Hurricane Remembrance

Fatherhood, trees, and unrelenting things.

Jalapeno Joe

My grandfather from Tennessee prefers this pronunciation: jap-a-leno.

The Blog

The Blog
The Weird Fertility of Violence

It feeds on itself. So why the surprise?

Crafty Humor

Hobby Lobby fun via The New Yorker. For those who like their crafts and their religion legally intertwined.

Double Collective Insanity

In Israel and the Palestinian Territories, "at-risk youth" takes on a frightening meaning. A meditation.