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Museum of the Bible acquired stolen texts

The Museum of the Bible appears to have acquired not merely texts of uncertain provenance, but texts that were affirmatively stolen. Last year the Egyptian Exploration Society (EES), the non-profit organization that owns the Oxyrhynchus papyri collection deposited at the … Continue reading

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Dismal theology-related hymn of the day

Once you actually realize how degrading Christianity really is — Y’all are no damn good! — you can’t un-hear it. Worse, Christianity’s degrading premises are so deeply embedded in its thought and expression that it tends to pass unnoticed unless … Continue reading

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Meet my neighbors, ctd

Meet Mark Meadows: North Carolina Congressman, financial reporting problems, inflated resume, Creationist nutjob. So, here’s a question I never thought I’d send off to a sitting U.S. representative from an Asheville district: “Does Congressman Meadows believe that dinosaurs and man … Continue reading

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Tweet of the day

They didn’t care when children being torn away from their families. Children were shot, burned and tortured. And they shrugged. They worshipped a man who spoke of returning a nation to greatness. It’s horrifying to realize these words apply equally … Continue reading

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Sad tweet of the day

"Even in our current polarized nation, it's my hope that the facts will win the day, that the truth will always matter, that journalism and journalists will thrive." Watch Shepard Smith announce he's leaving Fox News after 23 years with … Continue reading

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