Now, There Is This Competing Theory…

It should of course be captioned, “If math was taught like┬ásome people want science to be taught, but thankfully in most cases it isn’t…” [Read more...]

Jesus’ Prophetic Nightmare

David Hayward’s latest cartoon depicts Jesus as having a truly prophetic ability, as illustrated by this uncannily accurate nightmare: Presumably it would have been enough to cause a nightmare if Jesus had simply foreseen what some people speaking in his name would about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Hector Avalos, [Read More...]

God’s Bible

Here’s another provocative cartoon from David Hayward: David points out that the Bible’s repeated references to “the Word of God” are not about something that can be called “the Bible.” This is true – and ought to be obvious – for several reasons. First and foremost, when the texts that eventually came to make up [Read More...]

Questions vs. Security

This cartoon from David Hayward seems to me to be a good one for the transition to a new year: I like this one better than the previous one that I commented on. It illustrates a number of things, in my view correctly. Choosing a path of openness and exploration vs. pat answers and the [Read More...]

The Wrong Way to Read the Bible

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Planuts

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The Short-Term Impact of Jesus’ Birth

From The New Yorker.   [Read more...]

Time Lord vs. Stormtroopers at Christmas

It doesn't look like Demons Run…although that can have some nice Christmas symbolism anyway, if you think about it! [Read more...]

While Waiting for the Shepherds to Arrive…

I went back and forth between several possible titles for this post. What title would you have given it?   [Read more...]

Faith and Works

  HT Jim West   [Read more...]

The Fourth Wise Man

“Unbeknownst to most theologians, there was a fourth wise man, who was turned away for bringing fruitcake.” For other variations, click here.   [Read more...]


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