Now, There Is This Competing Theory…

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

The Wrong Way to Read the Bible

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Captain America’s Diary

Via IO9 I learned of a series of comics depicting Captain America’s inner reflections as he seeks to cope with the realities he encounters on waking up in our modern world – and finding himself in the company of Asgardian gods, of course. The one above (of which these are only two panels out of [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...]

Jesus Visits Westboro Baptist Church

HT Christian Piatt   [Read more...]

Biblical Extinction Theory

Today’s Non Sequitur HT The Panda’s Thumb [Read more...]

Gays as God’s Gift

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal provides a wonderfully satirical take on depressingly common assertions by preachers and pundits. If gays and lesbians were indeed the cause of hurricanes and earthquakes, imagine how that power could be harnessed for good… HT Pharyngula [Read more...]

“Biblical Parenting” and Parental Images of God

David Hayward has a cartoon today that gets at the heart of an issue many of us have with the depiction of God in some Biblical stories as well as elsewhere: We would be horrified if human parents did these things, and yet few seem to reflect on the sort of impression they give of [Read More...]

Hieroglyphic Spelling Bee?

This is today’s Bizarro comic: As a Biblical studies professor, the question I find myself asking is why an ancient Egyptian would be using a much later Hebrew “spelling” of “plague”…  :-) [Read more...]

Premature Finality

When I saw this cartoon on the blog The Egyptiana Emporium, it made me reflect on how easy it is to revise what we write nowadays compared with in the past… Once it was a matter of starting over carving in stone the entire tablet. Then it was “simply” a matter of typing one or [Read More...]

If St. Peter Was a Redditor

From Cake or Death [Read more...]


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