Myrrhy Christmas!

I saw this in the store and had to take a picture of it. Inside the message is that you should be glad you got a gift card. I hope that you received things that you like for Christmas. I certainly did. And if you received an Amazon gift card, please do use this link [Read More...]

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ChriFSMas

For those who find the parody religion Pastafarianism funny, you won’t want to miss the FSM nativity scenes that were recently shared. Here’s a sample: Finally, a religion that gets what a manger is supposed to be for… On a more serious note, see the survey data suggesting that most people are not offended when [Read More...]

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Highway to the Manger Zone

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Doctor Who Nativity

I came across this picture on Reddit. I hope that someone is keeping their eyes on that angel! Can you envisage the story? Baby Jesus attacked by a Dalek and a Weeping Angel, and the Doctor arrives to save the day? What details would you fill in?   [Read more...]

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Transformation Happens

A powerful symbol of the meaning of Christmas for the present day. HT The Jesus Blog [Read more...]

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Three Wise Bounty Hunters

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Gold, Frankincense, and Purr

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Open Hearts in Bethlehem

I am extremely grateful to IVP for sending me a review copy of Open Hearts in Bethlehem: A Christmas Drama. Ever since I read his Poet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes: A Literary-Cultural Approach to the Parables in Luke, I have had an enormous appreciation for Kenneth Bailey’s scholarship on the cultural background to [Read More...]

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Zombies at the Manger

From Chuck and Beans, a cartoon series which has many more holiday-themed ones, including this: [Read more...]

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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...]

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The Fourth Wise Man

“Unbeknownst to most theologians, there was a fourth wise man, who was turned away for bringing fruitcake.” For other variations, click here.   [Read more...]

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