Though I Speak With Tongues of Penguins and Polar Bears…

Allan Bevere chose my caption as the winner of his latest caption contest. Here’s the photo with my caption: “If I speak in the tongues of penguins and of polar bears, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal.” [Read more…]

Make Everything OK

There is a web site featuring a magic button that makes everything OK. How did I not hear about this until today? You’ll find it at the appropriately-named web address http://make-everything-ok.com/  Click through and make everything OK! [Read more…]

Love, Infatuation, and Religion

From Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal [Read more…]

No Bible Story Left Untold?

Today in my freshman class, we’re beginning our discussion of Plato’s Republic. In Book II, there is a discussion of which Greek myths are appropriate to share with children. It always makes me think of the similar issue regarding Bible stories, which in turn makes me think of this video: Even some stories that are [Read More…]

The Future of the Impressive Personal Library

HT Marc Cortez [Read more…]

Some Literalists Don’t Give a Fig

HT Stuff Fundies Like [Read more…]

Time Travel and the Bible

The blog Unreasonable Faith shared this cartoon, a Bible/Back to the Future mash up: It would presumably have been worth posting just for its humor value, and because it brings together two major themes of this blog – religion and science fiction. But I think it could actually lead nicely to some interesting and at [Read More…]

In Lieu of Plagues and Floods

From Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller [Read more…]

Moses and the Screenwriter

Non Sequitur HT Kristian Petersen [Read more…]

Ezekiel 4:12 Cereal

Ask and you shall receive! After I suggested the idea in my last post, Jeff Carter kindly made this addition so as to offer a more comprehensively Biblical range of cereal choices: If you don’t get the joke, take a look at Ezekiel 4:9, which gives its name to a genuine range of products, and [Read More…]


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