Water Into What?

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Aliens Helped Humans Build the Pyramids

This came my way via Kara Cooney on Facebook, who also shared this gem (presumably depicting a scene connected with the audiobook The Eye of the Scorpion):     [Read more...]

Dalek Recipe

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Real Texting While Walking

The image above was inspired by a real-life experience I had today. I was walking down the hallway, and a colleague, a Classics professor, was walking slowly in the same direction I was headed, looking down, arms in that tell-tale position. And so I walked up behind him and said jokingly, “Stop texting and walking. Be [Read More...]

Live Long and Prosper

Via Episcopal Church Memes on Facebook. [Read more...]

I’m Just Sayin’

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God as Author

The Onion has a clever piece which explores what happens if you actually treat God as the author of the Bible, contrary to the clear evidence that the Bible is a human work by multiple fallible human authors.  Here’s a sample: Hailed by critics as one of the most important authors in recent millennia, the [Read More...]

Jesus is Always the Answer

No, he isn’t.   [Read more...]

TIL Wikipedia is not always reliable…from Wikipedia

Today I Learned is a popular subreddit on Reddit. One very recent post is this one: The post links to the Wikipedia entry “Reliability of Wikipedia.” Discuss…       [Read more...]

Abraham’s Test Updated

Yesterday in my first year seminar class, we talked about the story in which Abraham sets out to sacrifice Isaac. Since first-year university students tend not to have children, I wondered what could be as precious to them as a child would have been to an aged patriarch. I jokingly suggested their phones, and the idea for [Read More...]

Not How Biblical History Worked

This cartoon came to my attention via Jerry Coyne’s blog. It seems to me to reflect one of the things that modern atheist critics of ancient religious texts imagine to be possible, but few others do, namely that the Bible’s authors took the truth, which was boring, and turned it into something so different as to [Read More...]


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