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One of a selection of Christmas comics that came my way via Bored Panda. …Merry Christmas! Or if you prefer something more generic/inclusive: [Read more…]

Just Chemicals in the Brain

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I Ate Rudolph

It has been so nice having Scotty’s Dawghouse on campus. I’m a big fan of their chicken sandwich with bacon and cheese, and so I usually order that when I eat there, with their waffle fries and hot sauces on the side. But sometimes they have a burger of the month, and if it sounds [Read More…]

God’s Author Page

The second commandment is being observed, I see…or rather, I don’t see. [Read more…]

The Latest Cabinet Appointments

From Andy Marlette in today’s Indianapolis Star. In all seriousness, the recent appointments by president-elect Trump have me looking on the bright side of what most people I know are simpky viewing as a national if not a global catastrophe. It has long been characteristic of Americans to question the authority and insight of experts, [Read More…]

Mansplaining to Mary

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Hipster Nativity

Via The Ancient Bookshelf, I learned about this “Modern Nativity.” It is apparently a real product – although ironically, one that you cannot buy on Amazon.com. I think that there is something more valuable than mere humor that can emerge when we ask “if this story were set in our time, what would be different?” [Read More…]

Made in the Image of God

This might actually be the best argument against understanding the creation of humans in the  “image of God” in terms of our appearance… [Read more…]

Behold, The Look Buddy Bible

This came my way in The Toast some while back, and I have been meaning to share it ever sense. “Behold” is an awkward archaism that Bible translators regularly preserve, because alternatives don’t consistently have the same function in modern English. And so, while this Bible doesn’t always use “Look, buddy” – for variety, it [Read More…]

Clickbait Old Testament

Via Hemant Mehta. What other clickbait headlines can you come up with for Biblical stories? [Read more…]