The Most Interesting Reformer in the World?

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Prometheus’ Sin

There is a sample chapter from P. Z. Myers’ book The Happy Atheist on the Random House website. The chapter’s title is “Prometheus’ Sin,” and it opens with these words: Why are science and religion in conflict? Because changing ideas and new knowledge are sacrilegious. The the dichotomy that is Myers’ premise, as it is explored [Read More...]

Nailed It

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The Brick Reformation

Via BLT, I learned that, in addition to the well-known Brick Testament depicting scenes from the Bible in LEGOs, on Flickr there is a depiction of scenes from the Protestant Reformation in LEGOs. Here is an example: [Read more...]

Religious Doubt

Val Webb has shared a lecture she has been delivering, with the title “In Defense of Doubt.” It includes the following: Denigrating religious doubt is a matter of power and control — and a large dose of threat for religious authorities if people think for themselves.  Yet honest creative doubt has long been central in [Read More...]

A Jazzy Fortress

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Voldemort is Martin Luther’s Brother

My son said to me yesterday, “Voldemort is Martin Luther’s brother.” It took a second to process the sentence, realize that he was talking about actors depicting these characters, and that the sentence was in fact true. I still think it is a funny sentence even so… [Read more...]


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