Daily Archives: 25 Jan 2012

Jan Brewer is a Disgrace

And all of Arizona should be ashamed of her, and for their electorate for putting her in office.  She’s as wretched and disrespectful as Mr ‘You Lie’ from last year’s State of the Union address.  Who does she think she … Continue reading

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Religion and Media is on the Twitter

The recently launched Religion and Media website has jumped in both feet and they’re on the twitter too. Give ’em a follow.

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#PeopleAgainstThePats – I’m With you, Beadle!

On the twitter- via Patriots…  Blah!

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Signs (Or Better, Prayer Cards) of the Times

Alaska Airlines is discontinuing its practice of handing out prayer cards on its flights.  It seems that complaints outweigh appreciation (even though, it seems, as recent as 2004 expressions of appreciation outnumbered their opposite). In an email to frequent fliers, … Continue reading

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Britain and the ‘Liberal Bible’

Religion and the Media have posted an interesting piece today.  It can’t really be excerpted without disentangling the whole, so you’ll simply need to read it.

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That Penguin Only Did What We All Want to Do to the ‘Halls of Power’

I applaud you, Ms Penguin.  You’ve delivered to but one state legislature what the States and the Federal Governments have been delivering to us for decades. I don’t know about you, but I for one am sick and tired of … Continue reading

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Konrad Schmid: Monotheism and the Priestly Texts

Konrad has uploaded one of his essays to Academia.edu.  You may want to read it if the subject of monotheism interests you.

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Starbuck’s Is Free to Do As It Wishes, and So Am I- So Farewell, Starbucks

It’s still too soon to tell if Washington will become the seventh U.S. state to approve marriage equality, but having the support of the world’s largest coffeehouse chain is certainly a good sign. As numerous media outlets including Towleroad and … Continue reading

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Logos was Vandalized? What Kind of Cretin Would Do That?

Watch the video of the newscast.  And be disgusted. Hopefully they’ll find the guy and in a just punishment hurl a cinder-block at his head. Well ok, maybe just at his car. Or his bicycle. Or maybe his head… I … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Win the Election, Just Let Your SuperPac and Rich Friends Buy it For You

And you can aspire to be like Newt. Before Newt Gingrich dominated the South Carolina primary, a so-called super PAC supporting him spent millions of dollars savaging Mitt Romney in negative ads and fliers. A driving force behind that super … Continue reading

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‘Sixteenth Century Society’ Annual Meeting Call For Papers

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual papers and complete panels for its annual conference, to be held October 25-28, 2012, at the at the National Historic Landmark hotel, the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, … Continue reading

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Joel Watts: Singer ‘Extraordinaire’… As it Were…

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A Petition Calling on Simcha Jacobovici to Drop His Suit Against Joe Zias

Please, if you’re so inclined, add your voice to those asking Mr Jacobovici to drop his suit against Joe Zias.  Here’s why Simcha’s being asked to do so: 1- Because suing persons with whom one disagrees over ideological matters and … Continue reading

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Christianity Made me Kidnap Them…

I don’t think this guy has a very good grasp on matters of faith- A 38-year-old German man who kidnapped his four children and took them to North Africa last year told a court Tuesday that his Christian beliefs drove … Continue reading

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Lectures at the University of Zurich: On Archaeology and Scripture

The Faculty of Theology of the University of Zurich will host the following lectures: Fr, 2.3.2012, 18:15-20:00 Prof. Dr. Oded Lipschits (Tel Aviv University) – The History and Archaeology of Exilic and Post-Exilic Judah: A New Understanding Mo, 12.3.2012, 18:15-20:00 … Continue reading

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