Peter Capaldi is the Twelfth Doctor

There has been a lot of confusion about how to refer to the various Doctors, as a result of the surprises thrown our way in connection with the 50th anniversary. Peter Capaldi’s Doctor is the Twelfth Doctor, but the thirteenth regeneration. I’m not sure why adding the term “incarnation” helps in the chart above, since [Read More...]

Buzzfeed Christmas

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Twelve Doctors of Christmas

I know that they could only include twelve because of the song lyrics. But it still hurt that they left one Doctor in particular out… [Read more...]

The Next Doctor To Be Announced Soon

Radio Times reports that an announcement of some importance will be made tonight, while another news source says the announcement will be made on Sunday. Apparently Arnold Schwarzenegger is a serious contender for the role…at least in the imagination of those who made these images:   [Read more...]

Carol of the Bells for Twelve Cellos

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Jesus Learned

I have been talking a lot lately about how Biblical inerrantists are forced to twist the Bible in order to defend their doctrine about the Bible. People with a certain way of viewing Jesus do the same to Luke's Gospel. There is a famous story in Luke 2 about Jesus staying behind in Jerusalem when [Read More...]

Was Thaddaeus Jesus’ Original Drummer, or his Secretary of Housing and Urban Development?

In my historical Jesus class yesterday, one of the topics was the twelve apostles. When the fact came up that there are discrepancies between the names listed in various Gospels, I suggested that one explanation might be comparable to the bands many of us love, but from which we can name the lead singer and [Read More...]


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