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If you’re a conoisseur of religious propaganda like I am, you quickly notice certain tropes. One of my favorites is the “insert god into non-god-related current event as tortured theological metaphor” trick, which pops up all the time. Today’s example is Beliefnet’s “Crashing God’s State Dinner,” which uses the antics of the party-crashing Salahis to [...]

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Inconsiderate Use of Creation

What causes global warming? There’s a number of commonly-held theories: carbon dioxide third-world “kleptocrats” trying to usher in a “New International Economic Order” cow farts Marxism meat-eating Swiss prayers sunspots the earth’s increasingly-hot molten core nothing the Industrial Revolution government funding for studying global warming power-driven financiers and profit-driven corporations and their cartels backed by [...]

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Global warming skeptics have latched onto the recent paucity of hurricanes as disevidence for Al Gore’s climate change thesis. Predictions of global warming include increased tropical storm activity, they argue, so the lack of such storms casts doubt on the “warming” hypothesis. It turns out, though, there’s a simpler explanation for the quiet seas: Yahweh: [...]

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It’s a terrible job market for new college graduates. Lots of companies aren’t hiring at all this year. Many companies that are hiring have seen their reputations tarnished recently. And not everyone is self-motivated enough to follow Seth Godin’s advice. That explains why a surprising number of college students are looking for (government / religious) [...]

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If you have a Google News Alert for “LifeWay Christian Resources, the Southern Baptist Convention’s publishing arm” like I do, you probably saw the large number of articles describing how sales of new baptisms slipped again in 2008. (I was unable to find any good statistics on sales of pre-owned baptisms.) And if you are [...]

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