A Bible That’s Falling Apart

Charles Spurgeon's famous quote, updated for more recent Bible-reading technology. HT Christian Memes on Facebook.   [Read more...]

Boring

This came my way today via Facebook: How would you say “That's boring” in your field of expertise? (To see the range of ways this is said in my field, just have a look at the recent reviews of Reza Aslan's book Zealot…)   [Read more...]

Great Name for a Wi-Fi Network

This was spotted somewhere in my neighborhood. I have a funny feeling that the CIA would be the least likely to name their network “CIA Surveillance.” But as a way of freaking out neighbors, and hopefully getting them not to try to use your wi-fi, it is a great idea. In fact, the full name [Read More...]

Honest Church Signs

Via Facebook, I learned of the Honest Church Signs Tumblr. They are not real signs found anywhere, but they could be, as some of them hit quite close to home. Here are a few samples. Click through to browse more. Even if they were fabricated using online church sign creators, what honest church signs have [Read More...]

Context Changes Meaning

I have often emphasized that fundamentalists do not accomplish what they claim to. Simply repeating the same words in a changed context does not preserve meaning. The image below, which Allan Bevere shared for his latest caption contest, illustrates this point well, I think: [Read more...]

Glornak the Destroyer

Having mentioned an amusing stick family sticker for one’s car earlier today, I thought I’d track down and share one that I really liked when I saw it on a car on the road a while back. Familiar-looking stick people, plus Glornak the Destroyer. [Read more...]

Your Stick Family Was Delicious

You can buy these on Amazon, but a friend suggested that they ought to be on sale at the Creation Museum. Your Stick Family Was Delicious T-Rex – Vinyl Decal Sticker [Read more...]

Mixed Messages

HT Jim West [Read more...]

“Open”

On my trip to Chicago yesterday, I got to snap my very own photo of some misused quotation marks: This was at a rest stop on I-65. Despite what the sign might lead one to believe, the men’s room was open, and not merely “open.”   [Read more...]

Sometimes You Just Really Love a Post

When Candida Moss tweeted yesterday about our both being in the same place to do interviews for a History Channel show, Dorothy King tweeted the picture below in response, and I wanted to share it with you.     [Read more...]

“God”

All Christians and all atheists do not disagree about everything. For instance, I agree very strongly with Hemant Mehta that this church needs to learn how to use quotation marks correctly: There are in fact whole blogs and web sites dedicated to the misuse of quotation marks. It is cases like these, when people seem [Read More...]


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