The Other 50 Shades of Grey

From The Sacred Sandwich [Read more...]

Excuse of the Day

While my excuse for most things today will be the fact that I am still without electricity at home, most of the rest of the world has an even better excuse they can use, as illustrated in this comic from XKCD: HT Jerry Coyne   [Read more...]

Victor Borge – Spoken Pronunciation

In an era when miscommunications abound, an antidote is needed. And so here is Victor Borge giving his famous suggestions for accomplishing clearer communication through spoken punctuation. Enjoy! [Read more...]

Before The Bible Was Written

On Facebook I came across this funny depiction of what the first Christians had to resort to holding up at sporting events, before they had written texts they could reference: “Me 3:16″ – Nice one, John! But as someone involved in teaching Biblical studies, I also thought this was a nice reminder of a serious [Read More...]

Chick-fil-A Coupon: Trade Your Homosexuality for a Chicken Sandwich

I thought for sure that there must be some good bits of humor out there related to Chick-fil-A (sorry, I meant “chicken restaurant that must not be named”), given the current controversies. But the web’s offerings were surprisingly few – barely an extra-small fries’ worth. But then I found the coupon below on a site [Read More...]

Put Zeus Back in the Olympics

  I thought this was a clever parody of the Christian rhetoric about a “war on Christmas.” HT Star Foster on Facebook   [Read more...]

Teach the Controversy about Another Major Scientific Theory

  HT Troy Britain   [Read more...]

Genesis 3: Updates Available

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Anonymous Sources Behind the Bible?

HT Ricky Carvel [Read more...]

Don’t Believe Everything You Read On The Internet

Via The Zoom [Read more...]

Is Your Theology Weighing You Down?

Two humorous images that appeared on other blogs this morning provide helpful fodder for thinking about theology. The first, from David Hayward, reminds us that the only legitimate use for theological language is as a pointer towards a transcendent reality. The more weight you give to the actual words, understood not as sacraments or symbols [Read More...]


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