April 19, 2021

Here, for your convenience, is an easier-to-navigate index of our Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day series, from Abijah to Zimri. Read more

April 15, 2021

Ananias and Sapphira are one of the very, very few biblical examples of “marriage between one man and one woman.” And they’re the best example of “complementarian” gender roles in such a marriage. Read more

April 14, 2021

Education and critical thinking are Good Things, but they’re insufficient for dealing with conspiracy theories. It’s always in the choosing. Read more

April 13, 2021

“Complementarianism” is a traditional Christian teaching — if by “traditional” you mean it dates all the way back to 1987 and is only slightly younger than Bon Jovi’s “Slippery When Wet.” Read more

April 13, 2021

“Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore, love is the fulfilling of the law.” Read more

April 12, 2021

Three recent items — from Florida, Southern California, and upstate New York — look at white evangelical “vaccine hesitancy,” but not at the underlying sin. Read more

April 7, 2021

Drive an hour west, get the shot. That’s how it worked for my family. The Slacktivixen and I scored our first Moderna shots last week out past Reading, while younger daughter got her single-shot J&J vaccine somewhere out near Hershey. Appointments for the hottest tickets in medicine were much harder to find here in the Philly ‘burbs partly because there are just a lot more people here. That makes the lines and waiting lists longer. But it’s also a function… Read more

April 6, 2021

Cullen Hoback’s HBO documentary miniseries “Q: Into the Storm” is less about QAnon than it is about 8chan — the fringe image board curating the very worst of the internet. But that is the story of QAnon too. Read more

April 3, 2021

This day, the Saturday that can’t know if there will ever be a Sunday, is the day we live in, you and I, today and every day for the whole of our lives. This is all we are given to know. Read more

March 31, 2021

Creationist pop songs, school board exegesis, grade-school apostasy, the separation of church and state, and the priest who made us all look up the plural of “dominatrix.” Read more

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