Undergrad History of Religion

I just discovered a Tumblr site called “UndergradHist.” Below are a few of my favorites related to religion, but please do click through and check out some of the others. They are all based on actual quotes from student assignments, and very funny.

And to top it all off, here is a coping mechanism for professors who are grading:


"And I think too that, in Mark, just as the tearing of the veil symbolizes ..."

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"I think the most straightforward reading of the Corinthian Creed is that the immediately "pre ..."

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"You only got around to trying to turn the main question into the last points ..."

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  • Tim

    While grading student papers recently, I came across this (typo?):

    “The author believes and preaches that salivation is part of the Gospel.”

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/religionprof/ James F. McGrath

      That could easily be turned into a picture – albeit a rather disgusting one!

    • http://athenasantics.wordpress.com/ AthenaC

      But salivation is part of the Gospel – have you never read John 6? 😛

  • histrogeek

    One critique, this is really Christian history not religious history.

    On a lighter note, a prof friend of mine got a paper on a student ministry project that read:
    “I have defecated myself to service at [this church].”
    Now that really would make a disgusting picture.

  • Pam

    Moses’ eyes are creeping me out. I don’t think I’d want a masseuse that has such a creepy stare.