Posts Tagged ‘Bible’

Jesus didn’t know when he would return, but this guy does

January 3, 2010

I don’t know what irritates me the most about this article, but I think it’s that the headline calls this civil engineer cum radio station owner a “biblical scholar”. I’m not insistent that a person go through the training that I did to be considered a scholar. There are plenty of scholars who did not earn doctorates in their field. But this guy does not resemble those at all. He seems like an outright loon. (more…)

Adventures in Biblical Hermeneutics

November 2, 2009

There was some serious rain here yesterday and one of my colleagues experienced flooding in his house. It was pretty nasty. So another colleague had spent the morning helping him clean up. When the second guy came in to the office, he was carrying his muck-caked shoes.

I said, “Should have seen my shoes… wichhh.”

“What?” he said.

“Manure spreader jack-knifed on the Santa Ana…”

“I’m so glad you said that. Dontcha just love the shape of these wings?”

“Come on boys. It’s all ball-barings these days.” (more…)