Discount Epiphany

I saw this on Episcopal Church Memes on Facebook, and thought I'd share it. There are a few serious thoughts that come to mind about it. One is that the way we spend, or refrain from spending, says a lot about what we really value. Another is that, in the ancient world, there really weren't [Read More...]

Wise Men Off Track

Via Christians Tired of Being Misrepresented on Facebook. It looks like it is clearly from Inherit the Mirth, but I have not tracked down the original source, only a place where greeting cards with the cartoon can be purchased. [Read more...]

A Wise Man’s Footsteps

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Critical Christmas Carols: You Saw Three Ships?!

You saw three ships come sailing in On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day; You saw three ships come sailing in On Christmas Day in the morning?! That would have been a miracle, Or far advanced technology Such as appears on Doctor Who On Christmas Day in the morning. For Bethlehem’s a landlocked town, On Christmas [Read More...]

Silver, Gold, and a Blanket Might Have Been Better Still

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Magi, Not Jedi

I saw this clock on Amazon.com and thought I’d share it.  It will make a good Christmas gift for religion professors who are also Star Wars fans, if not for anyone else… [Read more...]

One of the Wise Men is about to have an Epiphany

I confess that I have often wished there was a cartoon depicting magi bringing gold, Frankenstein, and myrrh. And so I am glad that Facebook brought this my way! [Read more...]

Trei Crai

A Romanian Christmas carol, “Three Kings,” performed by the Bucharest Madrigal Choir. [Read more...]

Christmas Spoiler

From a “Rationalist Christmas Card” HT Hemant Mehta   [Read more...]

Who Got Invited?

David Hayward has created and shared a cartoon that illustrates a central message in both nativity stories in the New Testament. Those who were “invited” to the birth or infancy of Jesus were the marginalized, the excluded. Somehow the powerful and dominant have managed to co-opt these stories and treat them as their own, seemingly [Read More...]

This is Not the Child You are Looking For

Here’s a Star Wars Christmas mash-up image I made last year… [Read more...]


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