Category Archives: media
RNS has an interesting essay on the academic response to Reza Aslan’s CNN special series on religion (the first episode of which I watched and really disliked) titled Reza Aslan and the ‘pettiness of academia’. In short, Aslan attributes the … Continue reading
Witnesses say that just before he was seen to fly skyward without a rocket pack, he spread out his arms, and then up he went, shouting ‘buy my giant book which is very much like all my other less giant … Continue reading
This is pretty cool- Dear Religious Studies Authors and Editors Exciting news! Ebooks are now available to order from the Equinox website (www.equinoxpub.com) and this week we have just launched our new Equinox app which you can download from your … Continue reading
“Big news! St Paul Lutheran Church in Wartburg, TN will host a movie PREMIERE on March 4. Join us at 6:15pm for reception and open house and the screening to follow at 7pm. This much anticipated film has not yet … Continue reading
Public notice: ‘The Shack’ is not Christian theology. It’s imaginary Hollywoodism. If you get your theology from Hollywood, well you’re nuts.
Rick Steves narrates. I haven’t watched it yet so I can’t vouch for it. If it’s wrong, you’ll know it. He narrates travel shows so there’s no guarantee he knows anything about Luther or the Reformation.
There are monsters in the world. Monsters who think books are coasters. Wicked monsters. #PrayForChristophsBook. Pray it be delivered from the monster who thinks it’s a coaster.
If you get your religion news from the HuffPo, you’re as bad, if not worse, than the people who get their political news exclusively from Fox News.
The program isn’t on Discovery, it’s on PBS! In 1948, a British pilot serving in Iraq acquired a clay tablet with an intriguing, 3,700 year-old inscription. The ancient writing tells the story of how the god Enki warns a Sumerian … Continue reading
On the twitter- Christopher Ingraham – @_cingraham – Everyone likes to make fun of @bing, but compare their results to @Google’s on this. Microsoft deserves a lot of credit for this. And then take a look at the Google search … Continue reading
This is an excellent resource. Be sure to check the list before you cite the source. Below is a list of fake, false, regularly misleading, and/or otherwise questionable “news” organizations, as well as organizations that regularly use clickbait-y headlines and … Continue reading
Donald Trump is a regular pathological liar. It seems he is truly incapable of speaking the truth. And yet the media, aiding him by providing him with millions of dollars of free publicity, have stood by and refused to fact … Continue reading
Neue Weltsichten und nicht eine Erneuerung des Glaubens haben Martin Luther und die reformatorische Bewegung vor 500 Jahren angestoßen. Die Dokureihe fragt: Wie ist der moderne Mensch entstanden? Und ist er vorbereitet, die Zukunft zu meistern? Junge Genforscher, Astrophysiker, Aktivisten, … Continue reading
Trump is no ‘god’ and he can’t save you or himself or so much as a tick, you idolatrous blasphemous fools.
In the game you can help Martin Luther nailing his ninty-five theses to the door of the All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. Each thesis is a level – but you have to be fast, because it’s getting harder each level. … Continue reading
“Media Dynamics and Academic Knowledge Production: Tracing the Role of the Media in the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife Saga”
That’s the title of Liv’s paper delivered last week in Norway at the conference on forgeries and fraudsters. You can read it on her Academia.edu page. As the title indicates, this paper will be dealing with the role of the … Continue reading
This fantastic video produced by the Christian History Institute can be yours if you’re the lucky winner. To win, you simply need to enter by Sharing this post on your twitter feed, Facebook page, or blog (and you have to … Continue reading
This Changed Everything: 500 Years of the Reformation is a three-part documentary series produced by Christian History Institute in association with Global Story2 Films, Lathika International Film and Entertainment, and Midgett Productions. The series covers the history of the Reformation … Continue reading