Tag Archives: bigotry

The Cult of Before Stories: Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth.

If she must teem, Create her child of spleen, that it may live And be a thwart disnatur’d torment to her! Let it stamp wrinkles in her brow of youth, With cadent tears fret channels in her cheeks, Turn all … Continue reading

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Scott Lively and the Bonus Plan.

Sounds like a children’s serial novel, doesn’t it? Scott Lively and the Bonus Plan. Scott Lively and the Search for Relevance. Scott Lively and the Hunt for Gullible Rubes. Scott Lively and His Sudden Boost in Status. Scott Lively and … Continue reading

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Persecution Complexity.

Hi! I hope your weekend’s going well so far. Today I want to talk about the Christian persecution complex. Over a year ago, we talked here about the demonstrably false idea that a lot of American Christians have that they … Continue reading

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Ding Dong, the Witch Is Dead.

(Content note: religious abuse, mind-blowing misogyny and anti-LGBTQ bigotry.) Big, big news, R2Ders! Over the last few days we’ve been seeing a lot of news about Mark Driscoll, the Lizard King of Misogynists, and finally there’s some kind of resolution … Continue reading

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Seventy Times Seven.

Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up … Continue reading

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It’s the Thought That Counts, Apparently.

Woohoo! New hard drive and my Mac is back in black. And guess what? Our friend Neil is heading over to Patheos with his Godless in Dixie blog! He’s hit the big time. Feel free to congratulate him! I’m happy … Continue reading

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Out of the Fullness of the Heart.

Well, those computer problems are totally worse than I’d initially thought (“so that’s what a crashed hard drive smells like!”), so I’m at that borrowed computer again to write–but glad to do it, because I noticed something yesterday that really … Continue reading

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