My Anglican friend Justin over at Religion Ethnicity Wired got the ball rolling on some Reformation jokes with the following:
At an inter-denominational meeting, a fire broke out.
The Pentecostals shouted, ‘Fire!’
The Baptists shouted, ‘Water!’
The Presbyterians shouted, ‘Order!’
Here is what I dumped onto his facebook wall in reply:
UCC members respond with: God is still speaking.
Episcopalians: Asked everyone there for their story.
ELCA: Set up a welcoming committee for the fire.
Mennonites: Didn’t fight it.
Anabaptists: Waited for the fire to mature before throwing water on it.Conservative Catholics: Looked for a hermeneutic of continuity with other fires.
Liberal Catholics: Engaged the “spirit of” the fire.
Don’t miss this Polka about what got the fire started:
You can still find yesterday’s tasteless post here. I’m surprised it hasn’t been decimated like a peasant rebellion.
I’ve also found a reconstruction of Luther’s toilet: