Oh, So That’s What Lent is All About…

Jimmy Fallon explains:

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An Inside Look at Jesus’ Marketing Team

In a brilliant promotional campaign for their own production company, Montreal-based 1ONE explains how they could help take the “miracles” of Jesus to a whole new level:

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When It Comes to Academy Award Acceptance Speeches, a Lot of People Get Thanked More Than God

The website Vocativ analyzed every Oscar acceptance speech archived on the Academy Award website — all 1,396 of them — to find out who has been thanked more than anyone else.

God didn’t even finish in the top 5.

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North Dakota GOP Reacts to Muslim Invocation: We Shouldn’t Be Forced to “Listen to a Prayer [We] Don’t Agree With”

When we talk about invocations at government meetings, we know the reality of the situation is that they are almost all Christian prayers… with an occasional non-Christian thrown in there to keep things legal.

But the North Dakota District 24 Republicans found reason to freak out when Dr. Nadim Koleilat, a local Muslim leader, was scheduled to deliver the House invocation this past Wednesday. Ash Wednesday. So not only was he supposed to deliver his prayer on a Christian holiday, he was a Muslim delivering what we all know is supposed to be a Christian prayer.

Spokesperson Dan Johnston couldn’t believe it:

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Why Scott Walker (and All Politicians) Should Be Asked About Evolution

Last week, Wisconsin Governor and likely presidential hopeful Scott Walker embarrassed himself in an interview when he responses to a question about whether or not he accepts evolution by saying, “I’m going to punt on that one as well… That’s a question a politician shouldn’t be involved in one way or the other.”

The New Yorker‘s Adam Gopnik explains the significance of that question — and why it shouldn’t go unasked:

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