Daleks Still Seek Him

The latest in Jeff Carter’s artistic sci-fi and religion series. [Read more...]

In Case of Fire

A warning sign for an age of technologically-enhanced instantaneity… [Read more...]

Expressions of Vader

A colleague has this shirt, and I liked it so much I had to share the image from it. If you’re looking for his expression when romantically dejected, then click here… [Read more...]

Amen and Make It So

Jeff Carter has posted another installment in his series of images exploring the intersection of religion and sci-fi/superheroes: [Read more...]

The Bible vs. Men in Black

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One God, One Cross Each

In Biblical studies news in the blogosphere: David Burnett shared the latest in his series of monotheism interviews, this one with Michael Heiser. Rogue Classicism shared a link to an article on the bioarchaeology of crucifixion. If you were hoping for something more humorous, then there are some spoof religious video games at Something Awful [Read More...]

There’s Still Good in Him – I Can Feel It!

Jeff Carter made this picture, which he called “The Sacred Heart of Vader.” It definitely represents an intersection of religion and science fiction. Apart from that, I’ll just ask what you make of it (and/or what the Jedi Street Preachers would make of it), how you would caption it, and how it compares to other [Read More...]

Jedi Church

Via Rod of Alexandria. For more Star Wars humor, see the commercial series from the UK that was shared recently at IO9. Also of interest, see John Morehead’s contribution to a Patheos book club conversation that I also will be joining in.   [Read more...]

An Amusing Anthem for New Doctor Who

Via Maggie Dawn I learned of this hilarious reworking of a classic song, updated to tell the story of the revival of Doctor Who by Julie Gardner and Russell T. Davies, and performed by John Barrowman, Catherine Tate, and David Tennant (perhaps better known to some as Capt. Jack Harkness, Donna Noble and the Tenth Doctor). [Read More...]

God and Anthropomorphism

In discussing Hume’s Dialogue Concerning Natural Religion in my freshman seminar course, one of the major focal points was inevitably whether God can be thought of as in any way analogous to human beings (or in more technical terms anthropomorphically). We also connected this with Tillich’s treatment of myths as expressions of ultimate concern in [Read More...]

Are Science And History That Different When It Comes To Denialism?

Via Phil Plait, a hilarious video from Jon Stewart on how challengers to science do what they do. Since I can’t embed it, here are links to it on Hulu and on the Daily Show web site. Can anyone really say that the real opponents of science that are parodied in the video are fundamentally [Read More...]


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