Stormtroopers vs. Baby Jesus

The stormtroopers are hot on the heels of the Magi, and send their human conscripts to Bethlehem to try to kill the child. But even though Luke Skywalker gets there too late, Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus have escaped to safety… [Read more...]

The New Jerusalem Borg Cube? Jesus is Coming, You Will Be Assimilated!

I didn’t get the chance to post about this yesterday when the two blog posts about it came to my attention. Fitting squarely in the intersection of religion and science fiction – in the category of religion as sci-fi and/or sci-fi as religion – is the suggestion made by a religious group that an approaching [Read More...]

Using Science Fiction To Promote Higher Education

A commercial for the University of Huddersfield, featuring the voice of Patrick Stewart. HT IO9 [Read more...]

A Very Social Christmas

I didn’t like this one as much as last year’s equivalent, but it has a few nice moments, and it is still worth sharing, if only as an illustration of the way some try to update ancient stories into a modern medium. HT Chris Brady [Read more...]

The Difference Between Creationism and Science is Like the Difference Between Chicken and…

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The Sheer Number of Young-Earth Creationists and Intelligent Design Proponents

It is difficult to work out the precise number of anti-evolutionists there are in the world, but an experiment to illustrate the sheer number of them has been proposed. If you took all the young-earth creationists and proponents of Intelligent Design, and laid them down head to foot along the equator, presumably some of them [Read More...]

Biblical Studies Carnival 69 at Remnant of Giants

As a Doctor Who fan, I was tempted to call this “Carnival of Giants” as a mash-up of two episode titles, “Carnival of Monsters” and “Planet of the Giants.” But even though I didn’t, there is still a giant carnival over at Deane Galbraith’s blog Remnant of Giants. There are some posts from here and [Read More...]

This is Not the Child You are Looking For

Another Star Wars Christmas mash-up that I made. Feel free to use it for Christmas cards, if you are so inclined! [Read more...]

The Life of Christ in Cats

Why am I posting this rather unusual image of the Life of Christ in Cats? Other than the fact that it will irritate Jim West, I’m not really sure. But isn’t that reason enough? From Feministe via Why Evolution is True [Read more...]

The Star Wars – Christmas Connection

I think this is my first attempt at making a mash up. Let me know what you think! [Read more...]

Jesus Reviews Left Behind

With thanks to Chris Brady for reminding me that I needed to go explore the “Coffee With Jesus” series of comics… [Read more...]


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