Wookie the Chew

Via Reddit, I discovered James Hance’s delightful art which depicts Star Wars characters as though they were part of the Winnie the Pooh stories. Click through to see more – it is worth it, if you want to see Kanga and Roo turned into Tauntauns! [Read more…]

Free Book: Age of spirituality: Late antique and early Christian art, third to seventh century

Via the blog Hieroi Logoi, I learned that the catalog from a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit of Late Antique Christian art in 1970s, with the title Age of spirituality: Late antique and early Christian art, third to seventh century, is available as a free pdf download. It can also be read online. The book [Read More…]

The Greatest Action Story Ever Told

Another classic of the holiday season!   [Read more…]

RIP Dave Brubeck

Via Sean Carroll’s blog, I learned that legendary jazz musician Dave Brubeck passed away today. [Read more…]

Review of Rachel Held Evans, A Year of Biblical Womanhood

I’m grateful to Rachel Held Evans for having sent me an advance review copy of her book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband “Master”. I confess I am a bit embarrassed that I’m only blogging about it after the [Read More…]

Now That’s Just Wrong

Church tradition clearly indicates that the dinosaur did not arrive at the same time as Bill and Ted… But seriously, I do appreciate a sci-fi or other variation on the traditional nativity set, and have shared some in the past. But I like there to be something that is worth talking about in the choice [Read More…]

Jesus Visits Westboro Baptist Church

HT Christian Piatt   [Read more…]

SBL 2013 CFP

We’re still recovering from this year’s Society of Biblical Literature conference. But the call for papers for next year is already on the SBL website. So as soon as you’re ready to, you can start thinking about Baltimore 2013! HT Joel Watts [Read more…]

“Carol of the Bells” by Pentatonix

HT Dănuț Mănăstireanu [Read more…]

Literally the Reason for the Season

This year’s version of an image and message that circulated this time last year, too. [Read more…]