Happy Thanksgiving

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Needle Through a Camel

Shouldn’t the needle be through the eye of the camel, if it is a misunderstanding of Jesus’ saying? [Read more…]

Reverse the Conveyor Belt

David Hayward shared the cartoon below: I don't see the church as a place that should convert humble questioners into confident (and, if the cartoon is accurate, rather grumpy-looking) exclaimers. I used to see it that way, but now my view is essentially the opposite. If anything, the church should be a place that brings [Read More…]

Newton's Three Laws of Graduation

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Whovian Wedding Idea

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The Duck of Death

It is always worth considering that your theology might be wrong… Via Facebook [Read more…]

The Gospel of Doctor Who

A cartoon from several years ago has been getting attention today. I shared it once before, but without the second part. And so here it is again, from the cartoon series “Home on the Strange“: “Who is your savior?” This actually connects up directly with the topic that we discussed in my class on religion [Read More…]

Being Biblical is Unbiblical

I had my attention drawn today to a blog post by Donald Miller, “My Problem with the Word ‘Biblical’.” In it he writes: And so this idea that the Bible presents a comprehensive guide for relationships that is Biblical is, in fact, not a Biblical idea. Nor is it “biblical” for us to use the Bible as [Read More…]

Selling Your Soul

The above cartoon appeared in the newspaper the same day we started discussing Goethe's Faust in my class. We have not reached his deal with Mephistopheles yet, but will next time. I usually get students to discuss what, if anything, they would sell their soul for – or, if they are not comfortable with that [Read More…]