The Author of Leviticus Only Prohibited Same-Sex Couples Because of What Happened to the Unicorns…

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Competing Denialisms

Steve Douglas drew my attention to the above comic from SMBC. As someone who deals both with denialists who attack mainstream science, and denialists who attack mainstream history, I don’t know that I think one is worse than the other. And since both evolutionary biology and ancient history deal largely with theories that make sense [Read More...]

The Other 50 Shades of Grey

From The Sacred Sandwich [Read more...]

Excuse of the Day

While my excuse for most things today will be the fact that I am still without electricity at home, most of the rest of the world has an even better excuse they can use, as illustrated in this comic from XKCD: HT Jerry Coyne   [Read more...]

Limited Inclusiveness?

A friend on Facebook shared this image, and I asked if I could share it here to see what others make of it. Thoughts? [Read more...]

Genesis 3: Updates Available

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Anonymous Sources Behind the Bible?

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Is Your Theology Weighing You Down?

Two humorous images that appeared on other blogs this morning provide helpful fodder for thinking about theology. The first, from David Hayward, reminds us that the only legitimate use for theological language is as a pointer towards a transcendent reality. The more weight you give to the actual words, understood not as sacraments or symbols [Read More...]

Rick Warren Needs ContextBot

XKCD has what Rick Warren and many others need…   [Read more...]

Undecipherable Inscription

Via Bob Becking on Facebook   Posted with Blogsy [Read more...]

One Primate’s Fall is Another Primate’s Progress

For those interested in theology, I encourage you to reflect on this perspective on humanity’s distinctiveness among the primates on this planet. That which distinguishes us as human beings is responsible for most things that are wrong on this planet – and most of what we consider to make life worth living. I think this [Read More...]


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