Biblical Sodom Unearthed?

An article in World News Daily suggests that archaeologists may have uncovered the Biblical city of Sodom. Apparently the city was destroyed by fire and brimstone, and archaeological excavations show that all of the family tombs in the city belonged to same-sex couples who were dressed in fabulous clothing with no clashing colors. This would [Read More...]

Holy Week Spoiler Alert

Hope I didn't ruin it for anyone. Even if this really was a spoiler for you, trust me, the story is still worth reading to the end…   [Read more...]

If The Egyptians Were Right

Via Jerry Coyne. If the ancient Egyptians were right, then dogs are in trouble. As are we all…   [Read more...]

Flatter Jesus

This parody of the infamous Chick Tracts comes from Betty Bowers. It really does get at the not only problematic but disturbing character of a particular sort of Christian theology.   [Read more...]

The End Is Near

Via Marc Cortez [Read more...]

Judgment and Judgmentalism

Some seem to think that the basis for their judgment before God will be whether they were as judgmental towards others as they think God also is.   [Read more...]

Are You Backed Up?

I have often been struck by the parallel between religious terminology about salvation and the ways we talk about digital data: in terms of being “saved. And there are those who hope to achieve longer life, if not ultimately eternal life, by making a backup copy of their mind that can be transferred to a [Read More...]