Defending Absolute Truth?

Zack Hunt, after quoting Isaiah, writes: This is what, or rather who, we should be defending. The orphan. The widow. The oppressed. The least of these right outside our door. But like the Israel of Isaiah’s day, we suffer from an idolatry of faith that values theology and tradition more than people. We’re plagued by [Read More...]

My Fellow Americans

I found this cartoon yesterday on the Polyp website when I was working on my recent post about conspiracy theories and Margaret Atwood’s novel The Year of the Flood. I appreciated its satirical treatment of our tendency to think of Jesus as one of us, one who could address us in this way with no sense [Read More...]

Baptist Goddess?

There is a statue/bust in my church, which seems to have been there since before anyone currently in the church can remember. Anyone have any idea who it is of?   [Read more...]

American TARDIS

I saw this today on the University of Indianapolis campus. Apparently American TARDISes are even smaller on the outside.   [Read more...]

The American Samaritan

In a comment on yesterday’s post depicting a “Bad Samaritan,” it was suggested that there were ways of depicting a conservative American outlook that might be more accurate. It inspired the above image. What do you think? If the “Good Samaritan” in the story in Luke’s Gospel reflected conservative American values, rather than those of [Read More...]

Chasing Certainty

Another quote from Fred Clark's blog Slacktivist, turned into a poster by the Facebook group Christians Against the Tea Party.   [Read more...]

American Christianity’s Blind Spot

The folks in the Facebook group “Christians Against the Tea Party” have made a quote from a recent blog post of mine into a poster once again. I am not used to this! [Read more...]

A Controversial Post about Beer, Football, and the Relative Merits of Scarlet Johansson vs. Shakira

Commenter Paul Regnier wrote in the 977th comment on a post of mine entitled “Mythicism and other Bunk around the Blogosphere”: Chaps, for a laugh, I just worked out how many words have been written here in reply to Dr McGrath’s original, 200 word post… it’s about 125,000!!!Maybe it’s time we all did something more [Read More...]

What if Starbucks Marketed Like Churches?

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Jesus: What I Really Do

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Neo Tebowing

Neo tebowing after shooting his way past 316 guards. After realizing that there is no football, and throwing a ball 316 yards in a single throw, such feats seemed surprisingly easy. (Thanks to Brad Matthies for the picture!) [Read more...]


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