In 1830, One Pious American Railed Against Trains and Their Breakneck 20-MPH Speeds

Maybe you can’t stop progress, but by golly you can try:

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Patheos Blogger Loses Book Deal With Nori Publishing After Pro-Gay Advocacy

Brandan Roberston was excited when he signed a book deal with Nori Media Group last year, while he was still a student at Chicago’s conservative Moody Bible Institute. Nori represents a range of religious authors, from Michael Brown on the right to Benjamin Corey on the left. The publisher is home to popular Christian authors including T.D. Jakes, an abstinence-promoting megachurch pastor, and Bill Johnson, a fifth-generation pastor of a charismatic church in California who happens to be a faith-healing aficionado. The company’s goal is “to deliver Spirit-filled, Biblically-sound resources that help bring Christians into their God ordained destiny.”

Robertson seemed like a shoe-in at Nori. He stood to bring the publisher his own audience, which he’d been building at his Patheos blog, Revangelical. After graduation, he managed to raise his profile considerably:

Robertson, now 22, became the national spokesperson for Evangelicals for Marriage Equality, an initiative started by millennials to help evangelicals support civil gay marriages. He spoke at a Reformation Project conference, an effort by fellow evangelical activist Matthew Vines to raise up affirming evangelicals in every evangelical church in the country, last fall. … Time featured Robertson in January in a magazine story, “Inside the Evangelical Fight Over Gay Marriage.

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Hoax Alert: Father O’Neal, Who Has Met God and Thinks She’s a Woman, Is Made Up (Just Like God Herself)

Not that I’m impossible to fool, but this is certainly a bit rich (all typos and grammatical errors in the original):

A Catholic priest from Massachussetts was officially dead for more than 48 minutes before medics were able to miraculously re-start his heart. During that time, Father John Micheal O’neal claims he went to heaven and met God, which he describes as a warm and comforting motherly figure.

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Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas Just Won Several Awards for Being an Awful Film

As the Academy Awards are tonight, it’s important to find out who won the Razzies, which are given out every year (since 1980) to the worst films and actors that Hollywood has to offer.

We saw the nominee list last month and we finally have a list of winners!

Wanna know the Worst Picture of the year? Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas:

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Scientific Facts in the Bible

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses the scientific facts in the Bible.

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