The End Is Near

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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...]

Fundamentalist Pharmacy

By Signe Wilkinson   [Read more...]

The LEGO People Origins Controversy

Which of these corresponds to your view of where LEGO people come from? Images from God of Evolution and The Brick Testament   [Read more...]

Take a Minute to Read This

Take an internet minute to read the above chart, that is. But what happens if you read it on the internet at the end of your workday? HT Marc Cortez   [Read more...]

Show Your Work

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The J Source

Students are regularly confused because “J” is the abbreviation for the Yahwist source, resulting from the spelling in German and the fact that the Documentary Hypothesis originated in German-language scholarship. And so that, differences in spelling, pronunciation of letters, and the challenges many have when they need to pronounce Biblical names and words, all seem [Read More...]

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...]


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