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Why joining a gym makes me think the Crucifixion was a hoax

Here’s why: Jesus H. Flippin’ Christ died when he was thirty-three, which I just turned a few weeks ago. That’s pretty much where the similarities stop, but he’s been on my mind the last couple of days because I joined … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ!

Two Jesus-related items from the week.  The first, I refer to affectionately as cock-and-balls-Jesus.  Numerous bloggers caught this a few weeks ago; I saw it courtesy of Towleroad.  Just Google “jesus abs oklahoma” and you’ll see.  (Don’t, however, Google “cock … Continue reading

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God Bless You, JS! (Jon Stewart/Jesus Santa)

This video (which I cannot seem to embed to save my life; help?) is one reason why I choose to worship at the alter of the Daily Show rather than, say, in an actual church. Which is not to say … Continue reading

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Jesus Would Support Equal Marriage

I wrote this short piece for the Boston Metro in the summer of 2007, but it never got picked up so I’m using it here: “For years I have been intrigued by the WWJD phenomenon. WWJD, which stands for What … Continue reading

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“Drop Kick Me Jesus (Through the Goalposts of Life)”

This guy is good. Bob McElvaine teaches at Millsaps, where I went to college. I never had the pleasure of taking a class from him, but several of my friends did and they all raved. He’s apparently as compelling an … Continue reading

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