Christian blogger Fred Clark explains the problems with the National Prayer Breakfast:
At least, that’s the headline you’d get if Upworthy and Ken Ham College had a love child.
Under the title “Dinosaur Hoax,” this unnamed young debunker of evolution triumphantly proves in a three-minute video that so-called dinosaur fossils are no more significant than random pieces of smashed-up plaster. You can spackle the bits back together any way you choose, she says; therefore, dinosaurs are a fabrication. Checkmate, Darwin!
Lars Vilks is the Swedish artist at the center of controversy in 2007 because he drew the Islamic prophet Muhammad with a dog’s body. (This was more than a year after other Muhammad cartoons were published in Jyllands-Posten.) In 2010, there was still a bounty on his head and his home was fire-bombed. Despite all [Read More…]
If I asked you to describe evangelical Christianity, “sex-negative” would undoubtedly be near the top of the list. The culture that embraces purity rings, and abstinence-only sex education, and compares women who have fooled around to a glass of spit-up food that no one would want to drink has warped a lot of people’s minds about what constitutes healthy, safe sex.
A few years ago, I posted about a Kickstarter campaign for a movie all about the relationship between Christianity and sex.
Check out this trailer:
When, last October, orthodox rabbi Barry Freundel was arrested for secretly taping undressed Jewish women during their ritual bath, he was alleged to have made six such victims.
Now investigators believe they may have underestimated the true number of affected women by, oh, 2,500 percent.