Category Archives: Relics

#ICYMI: NT Wright Ascends to Heaven From Bible Conference in Houston!

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

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Bloggers Show Off Their Body Art

Bloggers are an interesting lot, as you have doubtless learned.  But did you know that every year many of them trek to Caracas and show off their newest body modifications… Behold…

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The Stupidest ‘Holiday’ on the Calendar is Just Around the Corner…

It should be banned.  It being ‘Halloween’.  Or at least renamed to ‘beggars being trained by beggars to beg for things they don’t need that are only going to go to waste and learning to go through life with their … Continue reading

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Joel is Joel and Bryan is Rick

Below are two photos.  One of Joel Watts and one of Bryan Lewis.  I understand your confusion if you think they’re actually Joel Osteen and Rick Warren.  What you don’t realize is that Joel Watts IS Joel Osteen, and Bryan … Continue reading

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Oh Catholics…

Roman Catholics in New York City will observe what is a called a veneration of a vial of blood drawn from the late Pope John Paul II this weekend, as others are expressing concern about the idolatry of such practices. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

  ‘Sometimes I wish the Apostle Paul was a women so he’d shut up in church’.  –  Joel Watts [Amen and amen!  Everyone knows St. John rules and St. Paul drools].

Posted in Relics, sarcasm, Something Else I Won't be Reading, Texas and Texans

Just Because

This is for Joel Watts and all the other haters out there without a decent Alexa ranking… God bless your little souls…

Posted in mockery, Mythbusting, obituary, Pentebabbleism, Pentebabbleists, Reception History, Relics, sarcasm, Schadenfreude

Pope Potty Mouth

Pope Francis inadvertently demonstrated his own fallibility during an address in St Peter’s Square when he mistakenly said the Italian word for “f—” Mistakenly? Sure it was. However it came about, the left will be wetting itself in delight at … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Saint! St. Barbatus

Thank you, Richard, for pointing out this greatest of all the Saints.  Oh the joy that fills my heart knowing that I remind Richard of that godly man…  I’m speechless.

Posted in Church History, Humor, I really dislike Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Relics, Scholars You Should Know, War On Atheism

Mit brennender Sorge: Michael Barber Too Is Adrift… The Bultmann v. Hengel Debate

With burning sorrow I report that Michael Barber too has been led astray by the Hengelians.  😦 I had such high hopes for Michael.  He seems so nice in person…  But I guess you never know a person until they … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Anthony Le Donne is Unhinged…

Or as we say in the South, ‘he ain’t right’ or, if we really want to denote mental disorder, ‘bless his heart’ or just ‘bless’ for short.  Here’s the more than ample evidence.

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For the First Time Online: Joel Watts’ Baby Picture…

yes, those are his real ears… Joel was born a bat.  And a dog was behind him.  Yes, really…..  [no, not really]

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Have a Good Post? Want to Have It Read By Someone Besides Your Mom?

Send along the link and if it is predestined, it will be included in the Carnival going live on 1 October.  That’s just a day away. Don’t you want your stuff read by someone besides your mom?  Don’t you? (Of … Continue reading

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More Proof Cats Are Evil Incarnate

Via FB-

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Elkington’s Claims Concerning the ‘Lead Codices’ Under Fire

If you’re following this strange sage of bogus artifacts peddled as the real deal, you must read this essay: David Elkington, from Gloucestershire, has raised tens of thousands of pounds to support his work proving the authenticity of the Jordan Codices. … Continue reading

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300, 500, and The Week

Today I snatched from the jaws of hell and death both my 300th Academia.edu follower and my 500th twiiter disciple (what a ghastly thing to say but there it is).  Add to that bit of happy self-promotional rub it in … Continue reading

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What’s True for the Church is Also True for the Academy

As noted in the last entry, Calvin observed- [I]n the Church we must always be upon our guard, lest we pay too great a deference to men. For it is all over with her, when a single individual, be he … Continue reading

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No, They Have Not Found John the Baptist’s Bones

And I can say that without hesitation because there’s NO WAY they could  – short of an inscription in an undisturbed grave-  know who’s bones they are.  It’s just another overblown silly claim appearing in the press because with its … Continue reading

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Antonio Lombatti: The Shroud Debunked

Matthew Kalman has a brilliant report in the Daily Mail which features the complete debunking of the Shroud of Turin lunacy.  I hope this is the final nail in the Shroud-ers coffin.  It most decidedly should be. It has been … Continue reading

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Good Grief, People Must Be Crazy

You’d honestly have to be a raving lunatic to pay $200 + $85 shipping for a couple of pieces of wood tied together. But if you are that insane, send me $150 and I’ll send you the same thing. Via, … Continue reading

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