Monthly Archives: June 2011

I Call Bullshit on Genesis 22

What would you say about a parent who was willing to murder her own child because she thought God was telling her to do it? You’d say she was unfit to be a parent, let alone a leader. You might … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Sign

When I asked God to send me a sign, I didn’t mean one of the Engvall variety. If you’re not familiar with the oeuvre of William Engvall, he’s a social theorist who posits that stupid people ought to have to wear … Continue reading

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Flannery O’Connor on art (fiction, music, etc.) and Christian values

St. Thomas Aquinas says that … a work of art is good in itself, and this is a truth that the modern world has largely forgotten. We are not content to stay within our limitations and make something that is … Continue reading

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