Just a few weeks after Time magazine writes about Exposing the “Jesus’ Brother” Hoax we get treated to this: the trial judge in the alleged forgery case recommended the prosecution, um, “reassess its position.” (Jerusalem Post / San Francisco Chronicle) What both of these stories omit is that one of the “experts” who claimed “the [...]
Category Archives: Religion
Thoughts on human approaches to God
Joel Johnson writes a familiar but sad story. Malfeasance from a pastor drove him out of Christianity. He’s not alone; writer Sue Monk Kidd tells a tragically similar story. I’m absolutely certain the two are not alone in their experience. And they pose a conundrum, to believers and to those who have left because of [...]
When I saw this, I just couldn’t help myself. Lift and enjoy, Dr Witherington!
I don’t like books “exposing” flaws in The DaVinci Code, if for no other reason than they display a lack of sportsmanship. Finding errors in that book is like fishing at a trout farm; the only real question is how many minutes will it take to catch one. That having been said, I’d like to [...]
…, a book by Robert J Sawyer, was the latest to leave its imprint on the wall. You know how it is, the story is going along nicely, you’re getting in to the characters when suddently the author slips, and destroys the illusion that he’s been building up and that you’ve been enjoying. You want [...]