Those Aren’t Footprints

One night I had a wondrous dream, One set of footprints there was seen, The footprints of my precious Lord, But mine were not along the shore. But then some strange prints appeared, And I asked the Lord, “What have we here?” Those prints are large and round and neat, “But Lord, they are too [Read More...]

The Greatest Action Story Ever Told

The Christmas season is a time for telling the old, old stories again. And this is an oldie but a goodie. Thanks to Ben Blackwell for the reminder. [Read more...]

Keep Thor in Thursday

Another enjoyable piece of art combining religion and comic books by Jeff Carter. [Read more...]

Jesus, Voldemort and Everyone Else Parodies Rick Perry

There are lots of parodies of and responses to Rick Perry’s “Strong” ad. The one by Jesus himself is probably the best so far: See too Bob Cargill’s post, which not only shares a parody by a Rabbi, but also observes that Rick Perry is dressed like a character from Brokeback Mountain in the ad! [Read More...]

Vader Did You Know?

HT Hacking Christianity [Read more...]

Science’s Anti-Rock Ogre Bias

This comes from commenter Darren Pardee: BELIEVER: I believe the Earth was created by giant Rock Ogres not too long ago. Since it’s historical science, and not observational, my theory is just as valid as yours. More so, in fact, because I have a Holy Book the Rock Ogres wrote for mankind before leaving the [Read More...]

Cello Wars (Humorous Star Wars Music Video)

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Thanksgiving at the Creation Museum

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Doctor Who and the Pepper-Spraying Daleks (Occupy Skaro)

The photo below is believed to be a leaked scene from either the upcoming season of Doctor Who or the recently-announced Doctor Who movie: A working title has not been announced, but based on the contents speculation has included that it might be something like “Doctor Who and the Pepper-Spraying Daleks,” “Doctor Who: Occupy Skaro,” [Read More...]

Are Science And History That Different When It Comes To Denialism?

Via Phil Plait, a hilarious video from Jon Stewart on how challengers to science do what they do. Since I can’t embed it, here are links to it on Hulu and on the Daily Show web site. Can anyone really say that the real opponents of science that are parodied in the video are fundamentally [Read More...]

Doherty Mythicism?

Commenter Dave Burke has shared some thoughts on the hurdles that would confront any attempt to quest for a historical Earl Doherty. Would it not be simpler to conclude that he is a myth? I quote three comments here, but I encourage you to click through and read them in their original context. Doherty claims [Read More...]


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