Blink to the Future

To welcome you to 2013, I give you “Blink to the Future” – a Doctor Who/Back to the Future mash-up. HT IO9 [Read more…]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all readers of this blog! (Obviously in saying this, I am simply wishing you happiness, and not trying to impose my calendar on you if you follow a different one, nor am I implying that my calendar is superior to yours.) I hope your year regenerates successfully… [Read more…]

Make It So

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2013

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The Year in Rewritten Bible

My recent shared image of “The American Samaritan” and of a fundamentalist version of Proverbs 3:5 were not the first times this year that I rewrote parts of the Bible, whether to poke fun at those who take it to mean something other than it seems to, or to relate it in a more serious [Read More…]

Questions vs. Security

This cartoon from David Hayward seems to me to be a good one for the transition to a new year: I like this one better than the previous one that I commented on. It illustrates a number of things, in my view correctly. Choosing a path of openness and exploration vs. pat answers and the [Read More…]

Have a Grumpy New Year!

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Anglicans to stay up till Midnight to witness The Doctor’s regeneration

I found this on Anglican Memes by way of Reddit. Brilliant!!! Fans of the Church of England are expected to stay up until Midnight on December 31st to witness the regeneration of Doctor Rowan Williams into the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury. Eschewing a Christmas Day Special, the C of E opted for a midnight event [Read More…]

The Wrong Way to Read the Bible

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The Jewishness of Jesus

Several posts related to the Jewishness of Jesus have appeared on blogs I read over the past couple of days. Anthony Le Donne has the first post in a series asking what it means to say that Jesus was Jewish. Joseph Hoffmann provides a list of things that the New Testament says about Jesus which [Read More…]