Last night The History Channel aired their epic miniseries The Bible. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post based on the trailers History was using to promote the show and made the point that, though subtle, there is a highly problematic racism going on in the casting...Read more
It's officially March. And you know what that means....Read more
As I'm always welcoming new people to the blog I sometimes like to revisit an old post or two that sparked a good conversation, but may have been missed by those who weren't around when it was originally posted. Since I'm currently cramming for my Reformation Europe midterm (which is...Read more
We're just a few weeks away from Easter. Which means you're going to be hearing a lot about Jesus, the cross, and the resurrection at church for the foreseeable future (not that you didn't already....I hope). You might even hear some...Read more
A friend of mine shared this on Facebook today and I thought it was pretty amusing. And slightly awesome.Read more
You don't get much more "American Jesus" than this. Over the weekend SNL gave Jesus the Quentin Tarantino treatment with their movie spoof "DJesus Uncrossed" in which Jesus rolls away the stone with his bare hands, grabs his guns, and gets revenge on the bad guys who put him there.
Jesus once said "Blessed are those who have not seen and yet still believe." If I'm being really honest that's a blessing I would rather do without. Given the choice I would rather "see" than "believe." Simply put, I wish I...Read more
Well, it's that time of year again. TIme to scramble to find something to give up for Lent because you forgot Lent started today until you opened up Facebook and saw everyone's posts about what they were giving up. Have no fear. I'm here to help. For the third year in a row,...Read more