religion

Cowards All

Religious people are cowards. I don’t care how many burning buildings they’ve entered, they are cowards. I’m sure you are wondering how I can say this. Some of them are heroes, you cry. Some cling to their faith through overwhelming… Read More ›

Atheist or Not?

Let me just begin this post by apologising in advance. I’m just going to be posting my thoughts rather than attempting to put together a structured post. That may cause my musings to be a little disjointed or difficult to… Read More ›

Fallen

Fallen by David Maine is a vivid retelling of the old, familiar stories of Adam & Eve and Cain & Abel. Beginning with the final days of Cain and moving back in time to Adam and Eve’s banishment from the… Read More ›

Scandal

It’s a depressing  measure of the scale of the sex abuse scandal engulfing the Catholic Church that news of a priest preying on a child is no longer shocking. —Madison Magazine p53 Related articles Aussie Paper: Pope Quit Over Sex… Read More ›

Does Jesus Save Aliens?

Four hundred years after Renaissance philosopher Giordano Bruno was burnt at the stake for his belief in the “plurality of worlds” (aliens), scientists and religious leaders gathered this week at a seemingly more open-minded Vatican for a conference on astrobiology… Read More ›

Uncle Fester’s Wit of the Day

“Instead of Being Born Again, Why Not Just Grow Up?” Related articles Preview: “Addams Family” composer: “I knew what to do.” (naplesnews.com) Uncle Festers (unclefesters.com.au) The Addams Family (1991): A Guilty Pleasure (moeatthemovies.com) In time (literarypress.wordpress.com) Windows Weekly 295: Uncle… Read More ›

New priest

A new priest was so nervous at his first Mass that he could hardly speak. After Mass he asked the Monsignor how he had done. The Monsignor replied, “When I am worried about getting nervous on the pulpit, I put… Read More ›