Freethinking isn’t achieved by Leaving Religion 

I thought that this recent quote from Randal Rauser deserved to be highlighted in a meme. Click through to read the blog post that it comes from. [Read more…]

How Firm a Wrong Foundation

Ben Witherington shared this cartoon, but did not comment on the fact that (1) it depicts the individual on the left as taking a stand on a different foundation than the Bible itself teaches people to, and (2) it encourages those who do so to treat those who offer criticisms, and draw a problem such [Read More…]

Assimilated into the Holy City

When I posted in the past about the cube shape of the New Jerusalem in the Book of Revelation, which reminds Star Trek fans of a Borg cube, I didn’t come up with anything nearly as good as this mash-up of Bible and Trek by Jeff Carter: Then one of the seven angels who had [Read More…]

March 2017 Biblical Studies Carnival

Jonathan Robinson has posted a five-part Biblical Studies Carnival. Here are the links: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Since he has made the theme one of “March Madness,” I will seize this opportunity to mention the “March Madness of Religion” which includes my friend and Butler colleague Brent Hege! [Read more…]

The Tragedy of Pelagius the Wise

This gem of a mash up of Star Wars and Christian theology came to my attention via Facebook: Many of the comments on Reddit are wonderful, responding in ways that continue the mash-up. [Read more…]

The Significance of the Protestant Reformation, 500 Years Later

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Games and Pedagogy

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Disrespecting Scripture

When sharing a recent post on Facebook, I prefaced it with the words above, and thought it might be worth sharing them as a meme. I had young-earth creationists particularly in mind when I said this, but I think it applies more broadly. Those who most loudly and adamantly proclaim themselves the defenders the Bible, [Read More…]

Singing the Song of Songs

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Door to Door Existentialism

Click through to read the rest of this comic strip from Existential Comics. [Read more…]