“The Bible” on the History Channel: Not the Absolute Train Wreck I Thought it Would Be

I’m not a big fan of seeing the Bible depicted in film. The biblical narratives have a lot holes in the storyline. To adapt the Bible to film, you have to invent dialogue, whole scenes, and compress other scenes to keep the story going. The locus classicus for this sort of thing is the granddaddy of [Read More…]

Why I Don’t Believe in God Anymore

I don’t believe in God anymore. I used to, though. This is a choice I’ve made. “Belief” in God connotes–at least as I see it–a set of ideas about God that may, if time allows, eventually make their way to other parts of my being. The older I get, making sure all my “beliefs” of [Read More…]