Category Archives: Religion

Two New Bible Reading Plans

This is just a quick follow-up to my post from five years ago when I read the Bible in one year and posted my customized reading plan, and from earlier this year when I re-posted it as an essay. Long … Continue reading

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Why Do Debates About Evolution Fail?

In a previous post, I analyzed the evolution debate between militant atheist Aron Ra and Christian creationist Kent Hovind. In short, I thought it was very unproductive, so I wanted to write a follow-up post describing how these debates could … Continue reading

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Classic Sci-Fi Recommendation: A Case of Conscience by James Blish

A Case of Conscience, a 1958 novel by James Blish, is one of the few sci-fi novels that really tackles religion and theology head-on, especially in a setting with aliens. I’ll admit that the writing is not stellar, despite the … Continue reading

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Theology and Doctor Who

“How many seconds in eternity?” So this post is a little bit TV review, a little bit analysis, a little bit religious commentary, and a little bit blog recommendation. It’s complicated…or wibbly-wobby-timey-whimey, you might say. But Doctor Who tends to … Continue reading

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Bible Reading Revised

One year ago I started on a plan to read the Bible cover to cover in, well, one year. I wrote my own reading plan to do this because I was dissatisfied with the various other plans I could find. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings

I reviewed Noah last spring with a follow-up post on the finer points of the film’s theology. I thought that film was pretty good, but you had to be willing to think deeply about its message and not just watch … Continue reading

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Bible reading redux

At the beginning of the year, I posted my plan to read the Bible cover to cover this year. I felt unsatisfied with the various Bible in a year plans that can be found on the Internet, so I designed … Continue reading

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