Category Archives: Dilly the Dilettante Award

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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