Decoding the Genesis Code

There is nothing new or original in Genesis so claiming science proves Genesis has an effect fundamentalists won't tell you: it actually proves every creation myth

Obama’s Constitution-friendly Religion

Jeffrey T. Kuhner of the Edmund Burke Institute, who last year accused President Obama of having “black nationalist sympathies” (whatever those are) wrote a column for the Washington Times on February 23, which he entitled Obama’s pseudo-religion, arguing that the “President’s secular moves” are “out of step with Judeo-Christian culture.” His claim is that “Mr. Obama is a radical leftist. Like all such extremists, he has nothing but contempt for traditional Christianity and the family.” read more

The Myth of Deferred Male Gratification and the Genocide of Mothers

Rabbi Daniel Lapin generates a myth that the availability of oral contraception has somehow caused the collapse of American civilization

The Apocalypse of John is Irrelevant for America

The Apocalypse of John is a polemic directed at Rome, not an open ended threat against the human race. After 2000 years it can be ignored

Occupy the Bible

The Religious Elite like the Wealth Elite wants us to subordinate our interests to their own. We can Occupy the Bible or let it destroy us

The Republican Appeal to History as it Should Have Been

The GOP doesn't want to study history but to construct a theological narrative that re-purposes history to be more useful to present needs

Oh the Things They Say About Islam

Republicans in embracing 1950s-style paranoia makes Islam the new Communism and accuses it of everything the GOP is itself guilty of