Rick Warren Can’t Cover Up His Hypocrisy

Pastor Rick Warren was already caught on tape lying about his stance on gay rights. He said this on Larry King Live the other night: … I am not an anti-gay or anti-gay marriage activist. I never have been, never will be. During the whole Proposition 8 thing, I never once went to a meeting, [Read More...]

Gay Marriage: Let’s Thank Fred Phelps?

Paul Lundgren of Iowa not only wants to thank Fred Phelps for drawing so much attention to why gay people need equal protection and equal rights under the law… he wants to make Phelps an offer! He writes this in an open letter to the anti-gay activist: I am a business entrepreneur in Ames, Iowa, [Read More...]

Scary Excerpt from Quiverfull: Part 2

I’ve been reading Kathryn Joyce‘s Quiverfull and several passages scare the living $#!& out of me. Like this one, describing a courtship ritual among Quiverfull families: The fairytale marriage story for this generation of patriarchy daughters is that of the courtship and wedding of Brown’s daughter, Kelly, and Peter Bradrick, a former Vision Forum intern [Read More...]

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...]