More Memes

In response to my sharing of those “Bro, do you even…?” meme images with Biblical scholars earlier today, some people on Facebook decided to make some more. Here’s what I’ve seen so far: The first three are by Daniel McClellan, and the last one is by David Meadows. [Read more...]

Bro, Do You Even Scholarship?

It struck me recently (perhaps when I noticed a look of exasperated eye-rolling condescension on the face of a Biblical scholar) that the “Bro, do you even…?” meme had yet to get a Biblical studies treatment. And so I made the following. Which scholars were included was determined solely by whether the expression on their [Read More...]

Passive Voice

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A Straightforward Reading of the Text

The quote is from Rachel Held Evans’ blog post, asking whether Jesus should inform our Christianity. [Read more...]

Undergrad History of Religion

I just discovered a Tumblr site called “UndergradHist.” Below are a few of my favorites related to religion, but please do click through and check out some of the others. They are all based on actual quotes from student assignments, and very funny. And to top it all off, here is a coping mechanism for [Read More...]

Easter War on Information Literacy

It is always particularly disappointing when those who classify themselves as freethinkers and skeptics share nonsense. This image is making the rounds again in precisely those circles: Candida Moss has a great article on what is problematic both with such claims about Easter being borrowed/stolen in this way, and with the reverse, namely Christian claims [Read More...]

How Geeks Read The Bible

Via Episcopal Church Memes on Facebook [Read more...]

Jabba Wins

I spotted the above online. I'm not entirely sure what it means. But it connects Star Wars and Christianity, and indicates that there may be more than two options, unlike the impression most debates give. And so I thought I would share it!   [Read more...]

God is Truth

The above quote on Facebook seemed worth turning into a meme, and so I did so, with the author’s permission. “In my view, Ham’s basic mistake is to separate God and Truth. Not only is all truth God’s truth, but God and Truth are indistinguishable. God is identical to his attributes. Inasmuch as Ham stands [Read More...]

Joel Osteen 2:25?

Via Zack Hunt on Facebook. Not sure what happened here, but the first panel is definitely not even a paraphrase of Joel 2:25. But it is a real meme – I found the “quote” online. Does it sound like it might be from a different Joel?   [Read more...]

Young-Earth Creationism: Sola Scriptura Abused

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