South Park or Christopher Hitchens?

If my students received the score I just got on this quiz on one of their math exams, I’d be calling their parents. Hopefully, you’ll score higher. One example: If Jesus could heal a blind person he happened to meet, then why not heal blindness? Who said it? A character from South Park or Christopher [Read More...]

Brigham Young’s Student Newspaper Recalled Because…

This is amusing. Brigham Young University’s student newspaper — The Daily Universe — had to recall all 18,500 copies of Monday’s paper on account of a slight typo. A caption for a picture should have said the following: “Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and other general authorities raise their hands in a [Read More...]

What Do Non-Religious People Call Themselves?

This is another one of those times when you see the results of a survey and you just scratch your head… The Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life recently released its U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. They found the following result: 5% of American adults say they do not believe in God or [Read More...]

Gay Marriage FTW

Vermont down. 46 to go. Fantastic. The fact that it was the democratically-elected legislature that made this happen is even better. I hope the domino effect will continue. I won’t try to add to the wonderful things others have already said about this. However, I was curious what the conservative Christian reaction would be to [Read More...]

Army Proclaims Day of Prayer and Fasting… on Passover

The U.S. Army’s Chief of Chaplains, Maj. Gen. Douglas L. Carver, has decided to proclaim today a “Day of Prayer and Fasting” (PDF) Whereas the Chaplaincy, as spiritual leaders, model faith and belief in the Hand of God to intervene in the course of history and individual lives; I therefore call the Chaplaincy to a [Read More...]


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