A Former Christian Covers the Messed Up Song “I Wish We’d All Been Ready”

In 1969, one of the original Christian rock musicians, Larry Norman, released a song all about the upcoming rapture called “I Wish We’d All Been Ready.” While many artists have covered the song, few people have really dissected the incredibly messed up lyrics and ideas contained in it.

Enter the blogger at Christian Nightmares.

In 1979, he saw the Christian film A Thief in the Night, which featured the song. He told me it “lodged itself in my brain and haunted me for years.”

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The Rap Guide to Religion is Now Available

Baba Brinkman is the brilliant songwriter behind The Rap Guide to Evolution. He just released his latest project, appropriately called The Rap Guide to Religion.

You can stream the entire album online, though I hope you consider purchasing it so he can keep putting albums like this out.

If you’re looking for a sample of his music, I would recommend “Religion Evolves“:

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Leaving Mormonism: A Spoken Word Poem

Here’s more awesome spoken word poetry, this time from ex-Mormon Tanner Gilliland:



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An Honest Poem About Religion

In a powerful piece of spoken word poetry, Harley Neville challenges religious belief:



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Jesus Defends Himself Against a Dinosaur

This drawing by artist Ben Riddlebarger is just begging for a caption:



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