Know Your Bible Versions

The above cartoon comes from Adam4d. I would have liked to see the NRSV with apocrypha on there, with a tweed jacket with elbow pads and professorial-looking spectacles… Which other translations could be added, and how would you depict and describe them? [Read more...]

Picking and Chewing

The conservative Christian approach to Scripture has consistently led to conclusions and stances of which later conservative Christians are ashamed. When will there be an acknowledgment that it is the approach (the root) and not only the conclusions (the fruit) that are the problem? Today in my Sunday school class we continued our discussion of [Read More...]

False Dichotomy

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God with No Strings Attached?

David Hayward has created another thought-provoking cartoon. It illustrates the difficulties inherent in speaking about God. God, as the ultimate reality, transcends our understanding. For that very reason, those who desire certainty regularly fall prey to those who offer them substitutes, the less than ultimate, who claim to being God closer to them and to [Read More...]

Theological New Yorker Cartoons

A slide show with some of the most popular New Yorker cartoons came my way. Below are my favorites. Click through to see the whole collection.       I hope this gives you something to do to pass the time while stuck inside on this day of blizzard.     [Read more...]


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Employers, Religion, and Insurance

Via the Daily Kos.   [Read more...]

Uploaded to the Cloud

This cartoon came to my attention via Facebook. I’ve long observed that the terminology we use for our files and information parallels the language some Christians use about the afterlife: “saved” and “lost.” And so I can readily see a technological metaphor catching on in reciprocal fashion. But is uploading the same thing as continuing [Read More...]

The Machine

Existential comics has a nice comic strip dealing with the philosophical issues related to teleportation and imaginary technology like the transporter on Star Trek. Click through to read the rest. [Read more...]

My First New Year’s Resolution

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Every Time a Bell Rings

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