Christian Movie’s Best Original Song Oscar Nomination Rescinded After Shady Campaign for Inclusion in the Category

Two weeks ago, when the Academy Award nominees were announced, there was a surprise inclusion in the category for Best Original Song: “Alone, Yet Not Alone” from a little-known Christian movie of the same name, written by Bruce Broughton and Dennis Spiegel and sung by Joni Eareckson Tada.

The song was in a lineup that included “Happy” by Pharrell Williams and “Ordinary Love” by U2. Even Tada, a quadriplegic, was pleasantly shocked that the song made it in:

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As If We Needed This Many Reasons to Facepalm…

Seth Andrews compiled all sorts of things Christians have said over the past few months that are worthy of a facepalm and put it in one remarkable video.

It’s only 3279421389 hours long. I see he’s gotten it down to under five minutes. Very impressive.

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Don’t Ever Offend Anyone, Ever, About Anything

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Sam Harris Announces His Next Book; It’s About Spirituality Without Religion

He hinted at it more than a year and a half ago, so it’s about time that The End of Faith author Sam Harris announced his next book.

It’s called Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion (Simon & Schuster), it’ll be released this September, and it’s already available for pre-order.

I love the cover. When you zoom out, you can see the face…

… and when you zoom in, you can see a cloud giving the middle finger to God.

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In Scripted Video, Atheist Dentist Challenges Christian Patient. She Very Nearly Converts Him In Under a Minute

Gone (to Jesus) in 60 seconds:

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