Butt Dust

Via Jerry Coyne comes the above image, presumably from an Ash Wednesday bulletin. Is it evidence of the truly negative view of human beings that some Christians have? Or is it just evidence of how crucial it is to proofread very carefully, and not just look for the squiggly red underlining in your Word processing software? [Read More…]

Dust in the Wind (Ecclesiastes 1:2)

This meme was inspired by a comment left on Facebook, after I shared Robert Holmstedt’s post about how to render the Hebrew word hevel in Ecclesiastes 1:2 and elsewhere. I think “dust in the wind” (a la Kansas) is a better fit than the Rolling Stones rendering, “I can’t get no satisfaction”… [Read more…]

If God Created Humans From Dirt…

From God of Evolution. Is it safe to assume that everyone will understand that this question is a parody of the young-earth creationist question “If we evolved from monkeys, why are there still monkeys?” and that it alludes to Genesis 2? I previously made something similar and shared it here – “Why is there still [Read More…]

…Why Is There Still Dust?

Inspired by a comment shared on Jerry Coyne’s blog. Presumably most will grasp that this is satire of the foolish question sometimes asked by opponents of mainstream science, “If humans evolved from monkeys, then why are there still monkeys?” Obviously the same ridiculous question could be asked of young-earth creationists and anyone else who takes [Read More…]