Is God an Economist?

First, here’s a cartoon from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal: Now, let’s note what the cartoon doesn’t show. At the end of the Book of Job, Job receives back double of every type of property he owned. But he only receives the same number of children as he previously had. I suspect that, if anything, this [Read More…]

Low Budget Doctor Who Costumes

I've shared this cartoon before, but with Halloween approaching, I thought I'd share it again: If you are looking for a low-budget idea, then bubble wrap and spray paint as it appeared in The Ark in Space is probably the way to go. But if you have more time and money to devote to it, [Read More…]

Good Fight

“Good fight” is something that two competitors can say to each other, winner to loser and vice versa, after a boxing match or something similar. It is also part of the phrase found in the Bible, “fight the good fight.” David Hayward’s cartoon above, and his post related to it, helpfully ask whether one can [Read More…]

Can Accepting a Default View be ‘Faith’?

David Hayward’s cartoon gets at a serious question.   [Read more…]

Darth Lucy

Via Star Roarz on Facebook.   [Read more…]

Conference Thoughts

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Stormtroopers and Redshirts

From Chuck and Beans   [Read more…]

Post-Doctor Who?

From Piled Higher and Deeper   [Read more…]

My Fellow Americans

I found this cartoon yesterday on the Polyp website when I was working on my recent post about conspiracy theories and Margaret Atwood’s novel┬áThe Year of the Flood. I appreciated its satirical treatment of our tendency to think of Jesus as one of us, one who could address us in this way with no sense [Read More…]

Church of Latte-a-Day Saints

Today's Bizarro is a gem. The irony is that coffee drinking characterizes much of Christianity – some drink good coffee, some drink a weak decaffeinated imitation – but Mormons, whose name is punned in the cartoon, do not drink the stuff at all. There's been an ongoing discussion on the theme “Are Mormons Christians?” at [Read More…]