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Robot Jesus Died for Your Syntax Errors

Having recently finished Robert Rankin’s The Mechanical Messiah and Other Marvels of the Modern Age, I wondered if the aspect mentioned in the title is based on anything real, or at least some other work of fiction. Turns out that, … Continue reading

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Evangelical Eyes on Israel

Waiting for Armageddon – This documentary was about evangelical Christians awaiting the end of the world, some of them so sure it’s coming soon that they tell their kids they’ll probably never get a chance to grow up. (So why … Continue reading

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Sweets to the Swedenborgian

You may have noticed that I haven’t been writing any posts on famous theologians or religious denominations recently, which isn’t so much because there aren’t any more as that I just got kind of bored with it. While doing a … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Merry Miller

I could be wrong, but I seem to remember seeing someone mention that the Jehovah’s Witnesses originally thought the world would end in 1844. Actually, the organization that would become the Watchtower didn’t exist until the 1870s, so that’s obviously … Continue reading

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This Immortal Coil

It seems that, as long as humans have been aware of death, they’ve entertained the possibility of staving it off and living forever. It’s highly unlikely that this could ever be achieved, since everything has to wear out eventually. Actually, … Continue reading

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