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Why Church and State MUST be Separate

The Religious Right is destroying our Nation “My reign is not of this present order. If my reign were of this present order, my supporters would have fought against my being turned over to the Jews. But my reign is not here” – John 18:36) Unless you’ve been living in a cave, it has become…

Biblical Literalism and Christian Nationalism

A Treatise on the Conservative Religious Right “My reign is not of this present order. If my reign were of this present order, my supporters would have fought against my being turned over to the Jews. But my reign is not here” – John 18:36) Unless you’ve been living in a cave, it has become…

Sorry, Your Version of God is Kind of a Dick

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things This past Friday there was a scheduled Muslim prayer service held inside the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. A remarkable step forward in the quest to show the true spiritual diversity that makes up our Nation. Kudos, props and Kewpie dolls all around, right? Well, seems that…

The Difference Between “Divine Punishment” and “Shit Happens”

“What a WEEK I’m having!” – Walter Kornbluth It’s been a rough week, comparatively. I use ‘comparatively’ because there’s always others who are having even shittier weeks. Some are outright catastrophic. However, as far as my weeks generally go, the last seven days have not been particularly good ones. Between unforeseen legal fees, a major car repair, a minor…

Christian Politics: An Oxymoron for the Ages

“My reign is not of this present order. If my reign were of this present order, my supporters would have fought against my being turned over to the Jews. But my reign is not here” – John 18:36) I don’t often use Christian Scripture as an opening quote for my articles, nor do I usually…

The Shroud of Turin and the Myth of Jesus Christ

In spite of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, many Christians still believe The shroud of Turin to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ.  In fact, as it went on display last weekend, it was expected that approximately two million people, including the Pope, were expected to view it  hanging in the Turin Cathedral over…

Resurrection: The Oldest Urban Legend

Today is Easter Sunday. It is the Christian high holy day that has been set aside to celebrate the resurrection of their god-born savior, a tenet which is central to their faith. If there were no resurrection, the human sacrifice known as the crucifixion would be the end of a failed mission. The cycle of…