The Sanctity of Life

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Doctor Who: The Woman Who Lived

The title of the episode “The Woman Who Lived” is noteworthy in the way it not only indicates that this is a sequel to last week’s “The Girl Who Died,” but also the things it hints about Ashildr’s life after the Doctor used an alien repair kit to save her life – rendering her effectively [Read More…]

More #StuffJesusNeverSaid

This is an interesting one, because in John 6, the source of the quote which is the basis for this reworked version, the meaning is probably “no one can come to me unless they find their way to me through the Scriptures they already have.” The point is that the hearers of Jesus were grumbling in [Read More…]

Hacking S’mores

A former student of mine shared a photo on Facebook with the kind of life hack which deserves to be shared, not just to help others imitate it, but also because it illustrates the kind of creative mind one develops when one has a Butler education. You know how we make s’mores as a sandwich, and when [Read More…]

Security as Superstition

Via Rebecca Trotter. Does anyone know the actual precise source of the quotation? [Read more…]

Scientist and Christian

Katharine Hayhoe was featured on the PBS NOVA series “The Secret Life of Scientists.” Click on the link in the previous sentence to hear about her work as a “climate change evangelist.” [Read more…]

Happily Easter After

It is Easter, and I celebrate and proclaim resurrection. I am not referring to a peculiar event which some claim happened in history roughly 2,000 years ago, in which a human (or, according to some, a just barely human divine entity) was raised to life in a body he didn’t need, before being exalted to [Read More…]

We’re All Related

Brian Bowman drew the above image to my attention, which comes from the website Evogeneao. Why is this amazing scientific information, that all living things on this planet are related, felt by some to be antithetical to religion? Because their religion is not about awe towards God which is open to discovering and learning new [Read More…]

The Time You Have (in Jellybeans)

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Time Lords Have Something Similar

Via Episcopal Church Memes   [Read more…]


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