Archive for ‘religion’

November 14, 2017

Jesus Chrust, our Savoury

by duncanr

a UK bakery chain decision to produce an advent calendar featuring 3 wise men venerating a large sausage roll rather than the baby jesus has left a bad taste in some folk’s mouth – http://tinyurl.com/y8oudx3p

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November 12, 2017

The Guide to Mormon Missionary Positions

by allthoughtswork

Thank god, it’s not what you think. Okay, it’s worse than you think.

November 11, 2017

Defending the Indefensible

by duncanr

not sure who’s the bigger arsehole here, Roy Moore, ‘a former state Supreme Court justice and the Republican nominee for a vacant Senate seat in Alabama, had a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl‘, or Alabama state auditor Jim Ziegler, who invoked the relationship between Mary and Joseph to defend the former judge’s sexual misdemeanours.

“Take the Bible. Mary was a teenager and Joseph was an adult carpenter. They became parents of Jesus,

now, admittedly, I’m an atheist and no great . . .

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November 10, 2017

This creeped me out hard

by allthoughtswork

But, damnit, the acting was so good, I couldn’t look away. I just pray to the Dark Lord it’s satire.

November 9, 2017

Scottish Jews have kosher tartan

by allthoughtswork

Rabbi Mendel Jacobs has dubbed this "Kosher Tartan", and the pattern is registered with the Scottish Tartan Authority.

Probably hides Manischewitz spills better. 

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November 7, 2017

Praise the (hic!) Lord

by duncanr

Gabola Church of International Ministries is a new south african church founded 2 months ago

although it has not been going long, it has already over 500 worshippers

by way of contrast, the long established Church of England has over the years seen a steady decline in support to a record low of just 1.4% of the population attending its weekly Sunday service ( http://tinyurl.com/juc25cl )

so what’s pulling the punters in to the Gabola church, and is there a lesson here for the church of england to follow?

the answer is . . .

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November 7, 2017

Women Arab cartoonists

by allthoughtswork

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November 4, 2017

Clerical Error

by duncanr

the Bella Villa Baptist Church in Edgewater, Florida is to remove its sign after the message encouraging ‘forgiveness’ was thought by many people to be conveying a rather different message entirely – http://tinyurl.com/ya6d29wv

November 2, 2017

Sheela-na-gigs

by duncanr

found in western and central europe, but most commonly in Ireland and Scotland, sheela-na-gigs – stone carvings of immodest naked women, legs spread wide to expose their crotch – are a puzzle in terms of their placement and purpose

read more herehttp://tinyurl.com/yar6apbe

October 24, 2017

Thank god I’m an atheist

by allthoughtswork

And I make my own damned coffee.