Religion (Page 2)

After a quick debate, I decided to file this under religion. I don’t always have to be scholarly. Advertisements

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Francis Denying he is Superman

Just days after I posted about the idolization of Pope Francis, Francis himself has stated: “To depict the pope as a sort of superman, a sort of star, seems offensive to me. The pope is a man who laughs, cries, sleeps tranquilly and has friends like everyone else, a normalContinue Reading

Back in November, Miranda and Elytte Barbour lured a man via Craigslist and then violently murdered them for no better reason than they wanted to kill someone as a couple. The Super Serial Killer Now Miranda, 19, is claiming that she has killed more than 22 (“When I hit 22,Continue Reading

Oh, Valentine’s Day, how you don’t make any sense. Valentine’s Day comes from the Catholic Feast of St. Valentine, but even that holiday is problematic.  There are at least three early saints with that name, and it’s not clear which one  Feb. 14 was meant to celebrate.  The Orthodox ChurchContinue Reading

Pointsettia

Three times a year – Easter, Halloween, and Christmas – I find myself assaulted by claims of how Christian practices and beliefs were entirely cobbled together from pagan sources. There are filters I put on certain searches in order to limit my annoyance, but I still run into them. First,Continue Reading

To each his own, but I really appreciate people who value humorous and creative approaches to their religion. Clearly these monks took a vow of silence.  How else are they supposed to also provide the choir? What a Choir of Silent Monks Does Will Make You Laugh Merry Christmas.

People have a habit of presuming very old things are very unchanging things. Thus, however they see something today must be how it has always been. We do it to holidays all the time, but that’s a post for another day. Devil Horns Hand Sign On one side of theContinue Reading