Our Lord and SUVior

At the Greater Grace Pentecostal Temple in Detroit on Sunday, the congregation figured out how to solve the Big Three bailout — praying: They are also fasting. “I don’t know what’s going to happen, but we need prayer,” [Bishop Charles H. Ellis III] said. “When it’s all said and done, we’re all in this thing [Read More...]

The Religion Overlap

This comic from Quantz is posing a Venn Diagram challenge: Of course, it would still be based in mythology and faulty reasoning… Clearly, something to strive for. I do like the Venn Diagram idea, though. Jessica Hagy, I’m looking at you. (Thanks to Patrick and Rose for the link!) [Read more...]

Not Happy With the Atheist Signs? Blame the Christians

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has been taking a lot of criticism recently for placing their pro-atheism signs next to Nativity scenes on public property. Bill O’Reilly is leading the charge. Sandhya Bathija of Americans United for Separation of Church and State makes an important point, though: The irony is that O’Reilly’s fury really should [Read More...]

Nativity Scene in a Public School?

***Update***: The author has removed her posting and its follow-up. No word on the Nativity scene, though. … I understand public high school classrooms putting up holiday decorations this time of year — lights, ornaments, even small trees. But a Nativity scene? That’s what Crystal, a Christian teacher from Georgia, seems to have done… This [Read More...]

Are You Praying for the Economy?

It’s a new poll on Beliefnet, so not many votes have been cast yet. Still, the obvious answer is apparently not so obvious to everyone else. Currently winning: “Yes, but not with specific solutions.” We can change that, right? [Read more...]