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It’s Adam And Eve, Not Adam And Scumbag Steve
In 2012, Christians manifested a wholly new phenomenon by creating their own memeosphere, and by flipping Scumbag Steve and his other advice animal ilk into pro-gospel statements.
The Year In Christian Memes
| December 21, 2012
Review: Rock of Ages
In retrospect, 1987, the year in which this adaptation of Chris D'Arienzo's hit Broadway show is set, might have been the moment that pop culture shit the bed.
| June 15, 2012
Review: Where Do We Go Now?
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki's whimsical film about internecine slaughter has a tone problem from the very start: a group of widows engage in a goofy line dance while the voiceover narrator bewails the death toll of religious warfare.
Nadine Labaki's whimsical film
| May 25, 2012
Joseph and the Dreamcoat at the Courthouse
Bible stories can be interesting whether you hear them at church or elsewhere.
| April 06, 2012
An evangelical chemist on faith and science
Chemistry professor Troy van Voorhis is a bit of an anomaly, an evangelical Christian — by definition, though not necessarily by social or political affiliation, as he is quick to note — working at that high church of science, the Massachusetts Institut
| February 24, 2012
Review: Machine Gun Preacher
Jesus does funny things to people: one day you're sitting on a toilet shooting heroin; the next you're building an orphanage in war-torn southern Sudan.
| September 30, 2011
Review: Higher Ground
True to the film's title, Vera Farmiga tries to elevate the bitter dialogue between secularism and fundamentalism to higher ground, regarding both sides with compassion and clarity.
Farmiga's directorial debut
| September 09, 2011
In his new graphic novel, Craig Thompson wins an argument with God
This book is a gorgeous object; to make it, Thompson apparently covered himself in honey and rolled around in a thousand years of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art, and the result is breathtaking — the amount of ink expended on one resplendent panel aft
| September 02, 2011
Bliss of Rapture
Okay, I'm not happy , exactly, that, as a Jew, I am excluded from Saturday's date with Heaven's eternal rewards, and will instead be left to suffer through great tribulations before perishing, with the rest of the Army of the Antichrist, as a dismemb
Farewell, Christians — don't let the gates of paradise hit you on the ass on your way out
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| May 20, 2011
Insane Clowns for Jesus
My friend Jenny Benevento's Juggalo infatuation started gradually.
A librarian probes the theology of Juggaloism
| October 22, 2010
There’s no doubt about it: right now, God is on the side of the atheists.
A new army of atheists is taking no prisoners in its battle with God and his self-appointed faith dealers
| June 06, 2007
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