Religion


Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew – Bart D. Ehrman
The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed – Bart D. Ehrman
God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question–Why We Suffer – Bart D. Ehrman
Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don’t Know About Them) – Bart D. Ehrman
Forged: Writing in the Name of God–Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are – Bart D. Ehrman
Did Jesus Exist?: The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth – Bart D. Ehrman
How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee – Bart D. Ehrman
Jesus Before the Gospels: How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior – Bart D. Ehrman
The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World – Bart D. Ehrman
Adam, Eve, and the Serpent: Sex and Politics in Early Christianity – Elaine Pagels
The Gospel According to The Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World’s Most Animated Family – Mark I. Pinsky
The Oxford History of the Biblical World – Michael D. Coogan (Editor)
The Sacred and The Profane: The Nature of Religion – Mircea Eliade
The Hero with a Thousand Faces – Joseph Campbell
The God Delusion – Richard Dawkins
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief – Lawrence Wright

The Language of Fascists

This is the language used by Nazis against Jews ("vermin"), Hutus against Tutsis ("cockroaches") and American slaveowners against slaves ("animals"). Once you've labeled people as animals, violence, murder and genocide will follow. Every person, every migrant, is a child of God. https://t.co/fdmEOSfvkI— James Martin, SJ (@JamesMartinSJ) April 6, 2019 Stop the pearl clutching. @BetoORourke is … Continue reading “The Language of Fascists”

Walmart Bag of Cash

Michael Cohen collected $50,000 from Trump’s company to pay for ‘tech services.’ The contractor says he got much less, stuffed in a Walmart bag. https://t.co/pKaT5NodEU via @WSJ— Certified Mutant Enemy (@rlrr) January 17, 2019 In early 2015, a man who runs a small technology company showed up at Trump Tower to collect $50,000 for having … Continue reading “Walmart Bag of Cash”