A queer feminist Muslim you should meet


The below originally appeared on Aaminah Khan‘s terrific blog, Days Like Crazy Paving, where it was illustrated with the picture above and titled Muslim, queer, feminist: it’s as complicated as it sounds. I wanted to share it here (which I do with Aaminah’s permission) because I think it so perfectly illustrates the truth that we are all sailing in [Read More...]

All we rogues together


It’s a beautiful thing when all we rogues, with our heads bowed low, together connect with something bigger, even, than us. [Read more...]

Thanks, Christians, for making me live a lie


I am a liar. I have no choice but to be. And for that I have mostly to thank religion—especially, of course, Christianity, which has always been eager to propagate the REAL lie … [Read more...]

Samurai Ken Ham and the Biblical Watermelon


If Ken Ham’s interpretation of science rests on the foundation of an infallible Bible, what is the infallible foundation of his Biblical interpretation? [Read more...]

The State Marriage Defense Act. Really, Ted and Mike?


History has a funny way of repeating itself in terribly unfunny ways. It’s difficult to imagine how it is so easy for so many to hunker down on the wrong side of it. [Read more...]

What can movies tell us about the afterlife?

Death at the Movies

What do our stories tell us about who we are? What do our songs, our books, our paintings and our movies reveal about the reality of our existence? Do our artistic expressions point toward deeper truths that lie beyond the merely physical, or is our creative output only a subjective reflection of our innate longings [Read More...]

The Embarrassing Speculations of Ken Ham

The Ant and the Grasshopper

This guest post is by UC supporter Pete Lefevre. Out of a morbid sense of curiosity, I watched the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate this past week. For me, the origins of our earth and our species have been amply explained through scientific inquiry and those who argue for a 6,000-year-old earth — who treat Genesis [Read More...]

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Challenge to the Church

Birmingham Revolution

“Race, as both a social construct and a visible reality, is the gigantic elephant in the American living room that some insist will disappear if only we would just ignore it.” So says Edward Gilbreath in the opening pages of his book “Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Epic Challenge to the Church” (InterVarsity Press). [Read More...]