The Bells of Saint John

The end of this month Doctor Who will return and the title of that first new episode will be “The Bells of Saint John.” Regular readers will know that this is a blog which regularly focuses on religion and Doctor Who. But it is also a blog where Johns who might be prefixed by “Saint” [Read More…]

The Dogmatic Young Theologian

And as Jesus was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I believe to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, [Read More…]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Here are a few science fiction St. Patrick's Day images I've come across this morning…     [Read more…]

Oh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood

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Like and Share if Jesus is in your Lungs

Someone shared the post below on Facebook. It is a real Facebook post, but the account itself may be set up by an atheist to poke fun at Christians. Be that as it may, the fact that it has become impossible to tell the difference between genuine ignorance among Christians, and atheist parodies of Christians [Read More…]

Unscientific American

This isn't new, but it was shared by a friend on Facebook recently and so I thought I would share it again, as it seems pretty timely given some recent discussions here.   [Read more…]

U2charist

On the Friday before Spring break, my class on the Bible covered the Psalms, and so the U2 song “40” got a mention. I was apparently the only one there who had ever sung the song in church. I hope that at some point my church may hold a U2charist service. (Yes, that really is [Read More…]

And The Award For Best Blog Post Title Goes To…

I think Rachel Held Evans definitely deserves an award for the title of her post today, about the Personal Promise Bible. In case you haven’t heard of it, this Bible adds your name into many verses, so that you can read them as though it were written specifically for you. The title of Rachel’s post [Read More…]

Dinosaurs in a Classroom

Click through to see an excellent cartoon by Mark Parisi. There’s a parable in it about an approach to education and assessment that doesn’t take into account different personality types and learning styles, isn’t there?   [Read more…]

Whovian Theology

A blog was recently brought to my attention. It reflects a relative newcomer to Doctor Who, who is blogging about the show, and reflecting in the process on their own shift away from a more fundamentalist approach to religion. It is called Whovian Theology. [Read more…]