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I looked at that poster and my first thought was, “Gee, apparently there won’t be very many women in Hell”.
Women go to heaven automatically, due to their angel-like nature.
Don’t they go to hell automatically due to their temptresses selves ?
We can hope. It’d make hell even better.
I know it makes me sound like a real charmer, but I’m gonna say it anyway: Ladies, I hope you’re all going to hell.
Aren’t all the angels in the bible men? I don’t remember reading about any female angels.
Angels are very nondescript every time they’re mentioned in the Bible. They’re meant to be some physical manifestation of God, a way for him to intervene in mundane matters, but that’s about all we’re told. Nowhere does it say, for instance, that they have wings or are of male gender. Yet, this is what popular memes lead us to belive.
And it makes sense, I suppose. God is obviously a patriarchal male, so his angels would be as well.
Artists depicted them as strictly male until just a few centuries ago. As far as I can determine, female angels didn’t appear until the Rococo, when one started seeing Christian/Pagan mashups in allegorical paintings and apotheosis scenes. Before that, they were beardless youth dressed in clerical garb. Remember, a boy could become a priest before puberty. Really, you can blame the appearance of female angels on artists wanting to paint more pink pearly skin and bubbies.
lolwut? The Bible mentions angels having various wing counts depending on angelic type. As for gender, you’re more or less right, except to the extent that Matthew 22:30 seems to allude to asexualit — OH GOD WHY IS MY HEAD FULL OF USELESS KNOWLEDGE
In my case it’s because my dyspraxia manifests partly as an absurdly good long-term memory (but a piss-poor short-term one). I’m not sure about you, though. School? The internet?
Wait, didn’t a bunch of angels come down from heaven lusting after the daughters of men? This implies that angels possess sexuality. I couldn’t quote the verse, though.
Well, I don’t know if there’s really a definition of what an angel is, but personally I think of them as agents, human-like creatures who interact with humans, telling them what to do.
I think the ones you’re refering to are cherubhim and seraphim, and whatever kind of crazy creatures Ezekiel was going on about. These are more like beasts (God even uses a cherub as a riding animal), and their role is to be heralds, singing “holy holy glory glory” and constantly praising God and not really doing anything else. They never have personal contact with humans. I don’t consider them to be angels in the sense people usually think of angels.
Atheist talking about the sex of angels.
Now, this is something I missed…
Lotsa good-lookin’ white dudes in hell.
Bloody Hell! Can I get a discount on tithes?
… and Branson. Can you pay double tithes?
If there is a hell, sorry, but I imagine there will be no time for company. There are two hells, total isolation, or the worst neighbors or worsest, roommates. I hope you fix the spam problem, Dan.
I don’t think they can really unless they move to a registered comment policy which will drive traffic and posting down.
Basically all they are doing is making a mostly grammaticly correct comments that’s so vague and amorphous it could be applied to any subject from Baby Eating to Car Washing.
They are taking advantage of the system where it links a website to the name and trying to drive up their google ranking.
Wait, I’m sharing it with Clarkson?
The bible literally hates women! It is so misogynistic I am surprised that women are more religious than men! What the hell does that say about them? I’d really like some answers to my question.
That is one of the great mysteries of life.
I don’t care about the shortage of women, the ones included are all so hot and smart (OK, maybe not Janeane, but DEFINITELY Hellen Mirren) it’s all going to be worth it.
The Deck of Skeptics offer a lot more female companionship:
The Friendly Atheist posted this was going around and someone had created another one with females.
I know this is a “hey, don’t be so serious” kind of thing, since there’s no hell, but I’ve noticed the overall trend is to suppose there are only 41 other people in hell and that you’ll be in close proximity to the atheist who happens to really irritate you the most. I mean, even in the men only one, that there are only 6 women on this collage, and as if you even had a chance with any of them, that there aren’t a lot of other people who are atheists. I can’t tell you how sick I am of running into George Clooney all the time, for sure!
I’ve always said that the likely presence of excellent musicians will make hell preferable anyway.
I wonder if harpists get a free pass into heaven. After all, it’d be kind of silly if nobody in heaven knew how to play the harp.
If Bill Maher is gonna be there, I guess it’s time to head back to church and start pleading to be saved.
Strangely, earth is hell already, right? All these people are here and act like if you go to hell, they will be begging to be your best friend. I guess hell is some asshole begging to be your best friend and you can’t shake them.
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