Tag Archives: bible

Podcast #242 – Matthew O’Neil on Bible Sex

We interview Matthew O’Neil about his new book What the Bible Really Does (and Doesn’t Say) about Sex. Matthew is an activist, theologian, and teacher. He has his MA in theology from Saint Michael’s College with graduate certification in Mediation … Continue reading

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Woman kills dog for chewing Bible

It’s not terribly difficult to find news about people abusing children and using religion as an excuse–but how often do you hear about religion-induced animal abuse? Miriam Smith of South Carolina has been arrested for torturing and killing a “devil … Continue reading

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Bible v. Quran: The Ultimate Smackdown

Which is more violent–the Bible or the Quran?  That’s a tough one to answer, but National Public Radio (of all places!) has tackled the question.

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The Good Book

If you haven’t read the Bible cover-to-cover at least once, you should.  Sure, it’ll be painful, but it’ll be a real eye-opener.  Short of reading “the Good Book,” check out Slate.com’s David Plotz in conversation with Bloggingheads.tv’s Robert Wright, talking … Continue reading

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“That’s where the blade was found at.”

Behind the “at”?  No, in a Bible.  An inmate in Dothan, Alabama tried to escape by hiding a hacksaw blade in the Good Book (‘Good’ fer hidin’ thangs!).  Here’s the complete report (click here while the link lasts to read it … Continue reading

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