[An essay I wrote for a contest on Reddit.] Introduction: Doctor Who? “Reverse the polarity of the neutron flow!” is not a theological statement. Nor is much else in a television series about a time-traveling alien who changes his face every few years. Nonetheless, in its 56 year history, Doctor Who has from sometimes touched … Continue reading "Time Lord Theodicy"
[This series is going very long. Here are parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.] The Big Picture (Continued) A New Exodus With Jesus in the grave and the disciples scattered, times looked for dark for God’s people. Indeed, God’s entire plan seemed in disarray. How could God win back the nations? The Messiah was … Continue reading "Story’s End: Eschatology and What the Bible is About, Pt. 6"
The moon landing was a hoax. Chemtrails are poisoning our brains. Roswell is covering up an alien spacecraft. Obama is a secret Muslim. Jet fuel doesn’t melt steel beams. The Illuminati run the world. Everyone knows about conspiracy theories. Most of us don’t believe most of them, of course. (Though most of us do have … Continue reading "The Conspiracy of God"