Churchill Mythicism

Via Mark Goodacre, who suggested the resemblance to Jesus mythicism (and warned of the expletive): [Read more...]

Thinking and Living Outside the Box

Another great cartoon from David Hayward, that made me laugh out loud… [Read more...]

Inigo Montoya Addresses Fundamentalists

(The above is a remake of a picture I made a while back. For a more serious treatment of the topic, see the recent article in the Huffington Post, “The Bible: As Relevant (and Misunderstood) as Ever.”) [Read more...]

Misunderstandings

As often happens, a convergence around a common theme has occurred on blogs I read and on Facebook. First, there was this headline, which I initially misunderstood, science fiction fan that I am: “Doctor Who Recommended Jesus to Patient to Fight Disciplinary Proceedings with Backing of Christian Legal Centre“ Even having blogged about religion and [Read More...]

Unsuccessful Self-Treatment of Writer’s Block Documented in Peer-Reviewed Journal

This is hilarious (HT Dorothy King): [Read more...]

Ba-lame Attempt At Humor

Today in my class on Revelation we were discussing chapter 2, and so it was important to check how familiar students were with the echoes of Scripture, in particular the use of the names Jezebel and Balaam. After one student correctly identified the latter as the person whose donkey had spoken, I made a very obvious joke about [Read More...]


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