Religion Prof: The Blog of James F. McGrath
The Blog of Dr. James F. McGrath, Clarence L. Goodwin Chair in New Testament Language and Literature at Butler University, Indianapolis
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Reminds me of a joke I heard:
They interviewed the winner, who said, “And thank you Jesus for the win!”
Then the runner-up was interviewed. He said, “Well, obviously I would have won if it wasn’t for Jesus stopping me.”
Which leads to my thought: If God helps with performances, then I’ve sometimes wondered if God should be excluded from sports, like they do with drugs. So any athelete who prays for a win should be given a one-year ban for trying to get an unfair advantage!
Indeed, although I personally am more worried about the provision of divine insight on assignments as a form of academic dishonesty in schools and universities.
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