Applying JEPD Theory to the Lord of the Rings One standard staple of biblical criticism for the past century has been the theory that the Old Testament isn’t composed of “books” that somebody “wrote” but is instead a pastische of “sources” that religio political factions “assembled”. If you find yourself thinking “Only an academic–and a [Read More...]
Hey! I’m coming to New Zealand! April 25-27, I’ll be speaking at a Eucharistic Convention in Auckland. Now I don’t get Down Under too often, so this is a good shot at having me hop the Pond to Australia while I’m there, as well as going to other place in EnZed. If any of my [Read More...]
Anglicans Continue Their Death March Toward Unitarianism Someday, when the Dark Ages return, Anglican hordes can go around burning question marks at mass rallies and giving long sermons in which the speaker can’t recall what his point was. Imagine a nation of yobs at soccer matches, listening to John Shelby Spong homilies over the loudspeakers [Read More...]
I’m outta here for the weekend! However, you may continue the Coronation Jubilation on through Twelfth Night. Blogging will be light over the Holiday. There’s more important things than cyberspace. Have a glorious fourth Sunday of Advent! [Read more...]
A reader writes: I haven’t seen this blogged anywhere, but there’s a disturbing trend in the bioethics discussion: Secular scientists are trying to draw a line between human embyos and humanity – claiming that when they do cloning for research they are not doing human experimentation: From the AP “Last week the new institute’s director, [Read More...]
Lott Steps Down. Much Rejoicing I wonder if Murray is going to resign from anything. I wonder if they will remove sharp objects from her office. I wonder how she got to be Senator. But in the land of opportunity that made Trent Lott Senate Majority Leader, all things are possible for the stupidest among [Read More...]
Exhibit A in Your Sovereign Lord’s Growing Case for the Glory of Monarchy We want you all to know that with Our ascension to the throne of Charlemagne, the Congress is dissolved and We do forthwith order that Patty Murray be sent to build roads in Afghanistan. Senator Murray (who was Our senator until We [Read More...]
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