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Close Encounters of the Fundamentalist Kind

You may have heard about Ark Encounter, the replica of Noah’s Ark that was built in Kentucky. This was the brainchild of Ken Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis and an Australian creationist, like Ray Comfort. So they believe the … Continue reading

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The Almighty from the Andes

You might have noticed I don’t write mythology posts quite as much anymore, and it’s mostly because I’ve run out of deities and stories that I can think of offhand or have come across in reading. I still do occasionally … Continue reading

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A Long Walk Off a Short Pyramid

Dr. Ben Carson has been the subject of much mockery for a lot of reasons, but one of the most prominent is that he thought Joseph built the pyramids to store grain. Apparently he didn’t even make this up; it’s … Continue reading

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Noah’s Fludde on Ice

The upcoming Noah movie sounds like it could be quite interesting. Beth is a big fan of Darren Aronofsky, and she appreciates the bleakness of his movies. While I’m not so much about that, I liked the films of his … Continue reading

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Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth

It’s Earth Day, the celebration of the planet that’s just the right distance from the sun to support life. Some people cite this phenomenon as proof that God exists, but if that’s the case, why did He create so many … Continue reading

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Myth-tery Date

I seem to recall reading somewhere (and maybe I’m misremembering a bit) that Jewish mythology differs from that of other nations from the same time period because it incorporated actual history. I’m not sure I’d say this is entirely accurate. … Continue reading

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The Further Adventures of Prometheus

Picture by Heinrich Fueger I know I’ve written about Prometheus (and his dim-witted brother Epimetheus) before, most notably here, but I can’t help but feel their role in Greek mythology deserves some more attention. The earlier post focused on Prometheus’ … Continue reading

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