LOST Rewatch: House of the Rising Sun

This episode starts with an eye – Sun’s. We begin to learn about the backstory of Sun and Jin. And we have the revelation that Sun learned English and almost left Jin right before their flight. We also have the first mention of Jack’s tattoos. This is the episode in which they find the two [Read More...]

How To Ruin A Protest

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Attacking Genesis

A Facebook friend shared a post of mine on his wall, and it led to interesting discussion. I wrote the following in a comment: Why not pay attention to the clues to the genres of the texts that we find within them, correlating them with other literature? When we encounter a text with a talking [Read More...]

Trust People More

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Genesis 3 (World Cup Translation)

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Welcome to Heaven/Hell, Fred Phelps

I've heard it suggested on more than one occasion that heaven and hell are the same place, and the difference is the attitude of the individual to the experiences and surroundings there. This cartoon, which was shared by Kissing Fish on Facebook, seems to envisage something along those lines. Although you have to wonder what [Read More...]

On the Biblical Cutting Room Floor

What else can you imagine being found on the cutting room floor of the Bible's editors?   [Read more...]

The First Take-Out Rib Joint

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The YEC Tree of Life

Tyler Francke has created another meme image. This one highlights the fact that young-earth creationists say there was no death in God’s original creation, prior to Adam and Eve eating the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge. Yet there was supposedly a tree of life eating from which would allow humans to live forever. [Read More...]

Review of The Evolution of Adam

I adapted a review I wrote for this blog of Pete Enns’ book¬†Evolution of Adam, The: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins for publication in¬†Reports of the National Center for Science Education. It is now available to be read online. [Read more...]

James Kugel Lecture on Biblical Interpretation

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