Biblical Scholar Joseph Atwill has forever changed how we understand early Christian history by focusing on religion as an instrument of political mind control. photo by: Bolton A long time ago there was a war in the Middle East between the Romans and the Jews. Show More Summary
The Bible Verse. Example: "Ephesians 2:8-9" Translation: "I voted for Bush"
Sturgill Simpson has remained on the road for most of the year, barking his way through a live set that veers from Bible Belt bluegrass to amplified, full-throttle psychedelia. It's fitting, then, that most of those concerts have come to a close with a medley of the Osborne Brothers' "Listening...
Spiritual armor tests very poorly against hollow point rounds Thank goodness, America’s Oppressed Christian Majority has found a new way to let the world know that, even if the mean old ACLU won’t let them read the Bible all day over the public school intercom or teach the Book of Genesis in biology class, this is still a Godly nation. Show More Summary
Today the Pope opened the Vatican Synod with a service in St. Peter's Church. The more than 300 delegates came in order of rank – all covered in green robes. They were seated in a huge semi-circle around the altar. Only three fraternal delegates showed up, representing the Baptists, the Anglicans and the Evangelicals. Show More Summary
When I looked into the Bible, I saw no category for someone who could be authentically clinging to Christ while simultaneously saying they had no problem with their sexual sin. I'm not exactly on the same page I was a few years ago, but before I get into that, I want to be clear that there are solid biblical grounds for opposing the idea of a gay Christian.
The flow of religious junk mail in my mailbox seems to be accelerating. Here’s the latest, a begging letter from the American Bible Society. (Click for larger.) The thrust of this solicitation is that American soldiers deployed abroad desperately want to read Bibles, but somehow can’t get any – a near-certain falsehood to begin with, [Read More...]
A couple of weeks ago, I posted a link to an article by Jake Dawe at McSweeney's featuring several biblical cross-stitch patterns that Kim Davis would surely appreciate since the fake Bible verses were tailored to her bigotry.Becky, a reader of this site, had the talent and motivation to turn one of those verses into a reality:
A look at how the Bible defines faith, how we know we have it, and why we often lack it. The post Does Faith Require Work On My Part? appeared first on OnFaith.
The Church of Scientology is firing back at accusations it had anything to do with Jim Carrey's girlfriend killing herself -- saying no one blames the Bible when a Christian commits suicide. Cathriona White was reportedly very active in the…
Evangelical leaders and policy groups have come together to launch the "Every Living Thing" campaign, which is centered on protecting animal welfare.
(RNS) The Rev. Scott Lively runs a Bible study four mornings a week at Holy Grounds Coffee House in Springfield, Mass. His Abiding Truth Ministries provides meals and movies for the homeless and hosts about 45 people at Sunday services. Show More Summary
Close every museum and cut Revelations out of the Bible, because this video of Arizona State sorority girls taking nonstop selfies at a baseball game is the most accurate possible representation of our once-great civilization’s past (implicit but absent), present (lots of selfies), and future (inevitable, stunning crumble and decline). Read more...
HOUSTON – There’s little doubt that Derrick Lewis is physically capable of knocking out anyone in the UFC’s heavyweight division. Yet he’s struggled to get any sort of consistency going. “The Black Beast” has a plan to change (...)
While the pomp around Pope Francis's United States tour recedes, the Library of Congress is marking one lasting legacy with a rare bible given in honor of his visit.
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis met with Pope Francis in secret? First reported by Inside the Vatican, the meeting was confirmed by the Vatican on Wednesday morning, September 30, 2015. County Clerk Davis met with Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature in Washington Thursday afternoon, September 24, after his historic address to Congress and a... Show More Summary
Close that filthy mouth, slut boy. Everybody in the front row, cover yourselves with plastic, because we’re about to Gallagher some more Duggar spooge your way. Remember how Josh Duggar had to go to the Fuck-No-More Bible Camp, after...Show More Summary
This map, published by South Dakotan Orlando Ferguson in 1893, offers a unique vision of the earth as a concave field, with a round convex area in the middle. Surrounded by Bible passages arguing against the idea of a spherical earth,...Show More Summary
He Declared Bankruptcy For Your Sins More big Donald Trump news today: Now that he’s finally found a Bible verse he likes (even if it doesn’t exist), he is doing his very best to suck up to the wackiest fringes of the evangelist movement. Not...Show More Summary
othmeralia: This is a wonderfully illustrated 3 volume set of the Holy Bible recently added to the Othmer Library collection. My favorite illustration is of Daniel in the Lion’s den from the Old Testament. Check out the expressions on those lion’s faces. Show More Summary