One of Jesus’ Parabolas

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Jedi Philosophical Conundrum

Even imaginary philosophies and religions have trouble avoiding all contradictions. HT Tom Verenna on Facebook   [Read more...]

Who’s Who in Hell

I was assisting one of the librarians at Butler University with evaluating the reference books in religion, when I came across this volume: There’s actually a book Who’s Who in Hell? One that covers not only the deceased but also people who are still alive? I quickly opened it to look up under McGrath – [Read More...]

Anatomy of a Typical Internet Article

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Cruelty to Animals?

Via Episcopal Church Memes, HT Jim West   [Read more...]

Let There Be

As part of the ongoing attempt to contribute more amusing musical offerings related to religion, and because we seem to have a “Music Mondays” custom going, I’ve re-recorded the parody version of “Let It Be,” with lyrics inspired by Genesis 1, that I shared once before. I think it turned out much better this time. [Read More...]

More on Mumpsimus

Two comments on my recent “Mumpsimus” post seemed worth sharing. First, James Snapp shared an anecdote about the origin of the term: The story goes that there was a medieval priest who habitually mispronounced part of the liturgy; when he was supposed to say “sumpsimus” (we have taken/consumed), he instead said “mumpsimus,” a non-word. He [Read More...]

We Love Hurting People

Unfortunately the sentence on this church sign can be understood in two different ways. And unfortunately there are churches for which each of the possible meanings is true.   [Read more...]

The Old is New Again

By John Atkinson   [Read more...]

Diet Gospels?

Jim West posted the above photo featuring personalized Coke bottles available in the UK. I knew that Jim had really gone off the rails lately, but I had not realized quite how badly. Matthew and John as (according to the label colors) diet Gospels? Hmph!   [Read more...]

Simplified Blogging

By John Atkinson. HT Open Parachute   [Read more...]


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