On the 8th Day, God Created Photoshop

HT Arni Zechariassen [Read more...]

Last-Minute Lighthearted Biblioblog Pandering

If you maintain a biblioblog and have an idea for a really fantastic post, why not wait a few days and save it for August? The host blog for the carnival rounding up posts from August will be Exploring Our Matrix! Who even knows if there will be a carnival of posts from July? Dan [Read More...]

Vacation Stress Chart

PHD Comics HT Marc Cortez [Read more...]

A Literalist Account of Noah Preparing for the Journey on the Ark

Via Bob Cargill and Scott Bailey. I agree with Bob that trying to think through and fill in the details of the story in this literalist manner is probably the best and most convincing argument for not taking the story as literally, factually true. [Read more...]

You May Be A Geek If…

You may be a geek (to say nothing of a Trekkie) if, when working on the index of a book you edited on religion and science fiction, and you wonder – even if only for a moment – whether it is OK to put a reference to imperial Spock from the parallel universe in the [Read More...]

All Major Systems of Thought Assessed in One Cartoon

From Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal (via) [Read more...]

Shocking Image of the Youth Minister who broke ALL of the Ten Commandments – Simultaneously!

HT Máire Byrne, who also shared a couple of other cartoons besides this one. Click through to see the rest. [Read more...]

Scholarship Around the Blogosphere

First, Bob Cargill shared the following motivational poster, with the heading “Why scholarship is important” and the additional observation that “Just because it’s simple, clever, or rhymes, doesn’t necessarily make it correct.” Scott Bailey, in addition to passing on the image above, also continued his discussion of whether higher criticism attempts to “destroy the Bible,” [Read More...]

Limits of Literalism: The Bible’s Sexy Metaphors

From Stuff Fundies Like: [Read more...]

Slave Leia PSA

HT SF Signal [Read more...]

How to Determine the Queen and King of the Biblioblogosphere

There have been major struggles for dominance in the biblioblogosphere, as bloggers have sought to attain the coveted #1 rank, and debated and introduced new methods of evaluation – from Alexa rankings to voting. I would like to propose a different method. The queen and king of the biblioblogosphere should not be based on something [Read More...]


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