Why Academics Really Use Twitter

The Facebook page “S**t Academics Say” shared two images, which I am passing on below. One is a diagram from Nature about the ways that academics use Twitter. The other is a PHD Comic about the real uses of Twitter by academics. I'll give you the latter first, then the original from Nature that it [Read More...]

A Saloon with High Standards

The cartoon above was shared on the Internet Monk blog. It got me thinking. A church having an informal, conversational atmosphere, beverages, and even opportunities for karaoke seem to me to potentially be good things. Why can’t we combine that with high standards, not in the sense that we become rigid and dogmatic, but that [Read More...]

Bible Stories for Corporations

From BoingBoing via Hemant Mehta   [Read more...]

I’ll Just Finish This Chapter

HT Roger Wolsey’s Kissing Fish page on Facebook. [Read more...]

Star Wars Deleted Scene

From Savage Chickens   [Read more...]

How Could God Let This Happen?

From Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. You can insert many other remakes and make the same point. Although the fact that some of us have the luxury of asking why a benevolent God would allow bad movies, rather than why we have not had any food for a week, itself raises the problem of evil. Be [Read More...]

Beyond Superman as Christ Figure

Via Christian Brady   [Read more...]

Would Work on Many Professors, Too

Via Scot McKnight   [Read more...]

Honest Door-to-Door Salespeople/Evangelists

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Multiverse Morality

This cartoon, which I saw on the Daily Kos, gets at the serious issues which the notion of an infinite multiverse raises for ethics and for religion. In an infinite number of universes, there will always be an infinite number of you and of me, some having done more good and some certainly having turned [Read More...]

Academic Homepage

I'm thinking that I should put this comic from PHD Comics on – or basically, as – my academic web page…   [Read more...]


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