Jesus’ Gender Identity

PZ Myers and Hemant Mehta both shared excerpts from the cartoon from which the above is also a small section. Since many people would find the idea of Jesus as transgender or intersex to be horror-inducing, this seemed appropriate to share for Halloween… [Read more…]

Andrew Lincoln – Born of a Virgin?

The title is (I hope¬†obviously) not asking whether Andrew Lincoln was born of a virgin. It is about the book which Andrew Lincoln has written,¬†Born of a Virgin?: Reconceiving Jesus in the Bible, Tradition, and Theology. I had the privilege of reading the book in advance of publication, and have already mentioned it a couple [Read More…]

Christianity in a Nutshell?

I probably should have saved this until Christmas, and called it “Christmas in a nutshell” – with or without the question mark. But the picture appeared on Reddit, and came to my attention today, and so I thought it best not to wait. Surely it is always worth asking – and especially at a time [Read More…]