What My Desk Says About Me

I confess that my desk is covered in books, and papers from last semester and probably older. Have you been judging me, the way the infographic below suggests? [Read more...]

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Evolution of Religions

A colleague drew my attention to this infographic which claims to show the evolution of major religious traditions (click through to see the whole thing): Some parts strike me as quite bizarre – Hellenism as a religion, and a precursor of Theosophy while Gnosticism is off on a separate branch. Some are probably more accurate than some [Read More...]

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Surviving a Police Encounter

Sometimes satire is the only way to give voice to immense frustration and anger about something that has happened. The Onion did it well with its article about the Department of Justice deploying smartphone-carrying bystanders to the nation’s streets. I think the above image does an admirable job too. Because let’s face it, if you can [Read More...]

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Be Next, American Baptists

Scot McKnight shared the above infographic. American Baptists ought to have been at the forefront in the fight for marriage equality, given our history. Can we at least be next? Or, in keeping with Baptist principles, can we at least explicitly give each believer and each congregation the freedom to follow the dictates of their [Read More...]

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Five Misconceptions about Evolution

This infographic addresses several widespread misconceptions about evolution in a clear and yet detailed manner, and so I thought it was worth sharing here. [Read more...]

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Mythconceptions

IO9 shared an infographic about widespread misconceptions. Those relating to religion and to science intersect with the focuses of this blog, and so I thought I should share it in a post of its own (I mentioned it in a post previously). [Read more...]

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Plagiarism Flowchart

Running Heads shared the chart above, aimed at journalists, but students could benefit from reading it as well. [Read more...]

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Doctor Who Infographic

  Kasterborus shared the above infographic (click through if the size doesn’t appear correct here). Although the Doctor has encountered monks, and mentioned learning from monks, throughout the show’s history, as far as I know Tom Baker is the only actor to play the Doctor who actually was connected with the profession of monk. I [Read More...]

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The Lifespans of the Doctor

HT IO9. This measures the lifespans of all the Doctors in one particular measurement: airtime. I wonder how they would change if we included audiobooks, or if we calculated the purported amount of time they were around… [Read more...]

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Bible Stats

A poster from Slingshot Publishing, which has a lot of familiar information, some problematic information (which ones can you spot?), but some things that are probably new to anyone who happens to read this. Is there anyone out there who already knew (or knew better than) all the details on this infographic? [Read more...]

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Atheists Losing Faith

Scot McKnight shared the above infographic. If most who are raised atheists do not remain atheists, I reallywonder what they become.   [Read more...]

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