Reporting the Apocalypse

Hemant Mehta shared the delightful BuzzFeed rundown of the different ways different media outlets would report the apocalypse.¬†Click through to see the series. It includes self-parody, i.e. what BuzzFeed would have about the apocalypse… In a related vein, see Ed Cook’s Buzzfeedesque list of unbelievable Aramaic expressions. [Read more...]

St. Paul’s Letter to the Bergmans

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Spring Ahead: A Daylight Saving Reminder

This is a reminder to those in the United States and other parts of the world where clocks need to be changed early tomorrow. Kindly sleep an hour less, be a little grumpy as a result, and still get where you need to go on time. For more information, see Scot McKnight’s post about Daylight [Read More...]

Genesis Contracted

This cartoon came to me via God of Evolution on Facebook. It looks to me more like “If the God of Genesis had Shopped at IKEA.” The world we see around us looks more like the work of creation was contracted out to natural processes, including life to a process of evolution. [Read more...]

Noah’s Ark Ant Problems

Via Caitlin Coberly on Facebook. Even seven, were ants kosher, would not have been enough. Anteaters eat thousands a day. Plus ants have lifespans that are much shorter than the duration of the flood. Has any young-earth creationist ever addressed the ant problems with treating the story as a factual account? [Read more...]

Church of the Future

Dave Walker’s latest, as it appeared in Church Times. HT Al Pinto on Facebook. [Read more...]

Donut Philosophy

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YUCH

Young-earth creationism does not merely posit a young Earth, but a young universe. And its view of both the Bible and of nature is heretical. And so Peter Kirk has suggested that we refer to it as “young universe creationism heresy.” Or “YUCH” for short. The acronym for “young-universe creationist kookiness” works even better… [Read more...]

A Close Shave

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Doesn’t Matter

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Honest Business Cards

Anthony Le Donne has taken it upon himself to make what he calls “honest business cards” for himself and a bunch of other scholars he knows. Here is the one he made for me: Click through to see the others. What would yours say?   [Read more...]


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