Category Archives: Dilly the Dilettante Award

Michelle Bachmann: Winner of This Week’s Dilly Award

Politicians should never pretend to be theologians.  Because they aren’t.  And Bachmann is a prime example. While speaking last week on the Last Days radio program “Understanding the Times with Jan Markell,” former GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann linked political advocacy … Continue reading

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Shut Up

The story of Adam and Eve isn’t a marriage relationship manual.  So please, shut up.  Oh, and here’s your Dilly.

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This Week’s Dilly Winner

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The Winner of this Week’s Dilly is…. #CPAC2017 !!!!

For displaying the sort of ignorance about the Bible and theology that befuddles anyone with a brain and yet nevertheless pretending to interpret it for the present day.  Who is more deserving of a Dilly?  That’s right- no one at … Continue reading

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Dilly Of the Year Winner

Maybe of the decade. Anyway, ‘Phil’, here’s your well deserved award.  Wear it proudly.

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A Lawyer Worthy of A Dilly, and a Journalist Too

This one will strike you as doubly dilettantish.  Because… a lawyer is claiming a polygamous Mormon is missing and may have been a victim of the ‘rapture’… and a journalist labels belief in the ‘rapture’ a ‘Christian belief’ without any … Continue reading

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Bryan Fischer: This Week’s Dilly Winner

Here’s why: he doesn’t know anything about the Bible’s view of women. Fischer claimed that God specifically reserves leadership roles for men only, even in the home and used the Bible as proof. The essayist goes on to list places … Continue reading

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Dilly of the Week Award Winner

To the Pastor who said in a meeting this week: One of my teachers said it was ok to take a passage from the Bible out of context if you had a good reason to do it. Here’s your award … Continue reading

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Amateurs: We Are Riddled With them in Biblical Studies- So It’s Nice to See Them Branching Out Into Other Fields..

So folk can see the outcome of their efforts.  If biblical dilettantism is ok, why then, well, so is this. A man who cut off an acquaintance’s testicle in a motel room, having replied to an advert asking for assistance … Continue reading

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You Aren’t a Biblical Scholar Just Because You Call Yourself One

In fact, you’re a dilettante if you call yourself one and you aren’t. He’s not a member of SBL or ETS.  He doesn’t belong to SOTS or BNTS or any academic society.  He hasn’t published anything that looks even remotely … Continue reading

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The Most Deserving Dilly Award Winners Ever

One East Texas man believes he found fossils from Noah’s flood and a self-proclaimed fossil expert says he’s right.  “From Noah’s flood to my front yard, how much better can it get,” Wayne Propst said. Propst is stunned. He was … Continue reading

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Another Unhinged Republican- From New Hampshire: This Week’s Dilly Winner

A New Hampshire state representative came to the defense of fellow Republican Donald Trump last week, declaring that Pope Francis is the Anti-Christ.  Republican state Rep. Susan DeLemus, who once claimed Donald Trump is the only politician she believes in, responded … Continue reading

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Dilly of the Week Winner: Malcolm Gladwell

There’s nothing quite as enthralling as a biblical studies dilettante telling us what the bible means.  It’s as awesome as going to your witchdoctor in search of a cure for your brain tumor.  And it works out just as well. … Continue reading

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Sarah Silverman is An Imbecile, And This Week’s Winner of the Dilly

It’s been a good while since I’ve seen this sort of dilettantish ignorance on display but here it shines brightly in the stupidity and imbecilidity of one Sarah Silverman, actress: Her claim is made without so much as a sliver … Continue reading

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Kevin Swanson: Winner of this Month’s Dilly the Dilettante Award

For this: An extreme right-wing American pastor has claimed that it would be better for parents to “hang a millstone” around their childrens’ necks and drown them “at the bottom of the sea” than let them read Harry Potter.  Kevin … Continue reading

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KJV Only People Really Are Profoundly Ignorant. Profoundly.

Via Francesca on the twitter If you think that the KJV is somehow to be preferred to the original languages, you’re just so very wrong and so very profoundly ignorant that it boggles the mind.

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Oh No Not Again…. Still Another End Time Date Setter

Why, Lord, why?  It’s another ‘End of the World‘ predictor.  This time it’s Oct 7 2105.  What it is about October that these nutters love so much?  I only know of this because they’re following me on the twitter (till … Continue reading

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Liars and the Lies they Tell: The Christian Zionist Deception

The Jerusalem Post has an essay which demonstrates the lies which Christian Zionists are willing to believe, and perpetrate: “Cooperation between the Jewish and Christian worlds is crucial to save Israel from all its threats,” Liberman said. “We are on … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know Who Dan Hangs Out With…

But I don’t know any Christian anyone much less preacher who thinks that Jesus is the Antichrist…. I wish Joel would stop signing me up for nutty loon lists.

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This Is Why No One Can Take Pentebabbleism Seriously: Bert Farias Wins the Dilly This Week

Writes one pentebabbleist in something called ‘Charisma‘ [Homosexuality] is such a putrid smelling demon that other demons don’t even like to hang around it. A genuine prophet of God told me that the Lord allowed him to smell this demon … Continue reading

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