Ragged Clown

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Tag Archives: religion

Nov
20
2008

oogedy-boogedy

The blogosphere is positively throbbing with indignation over Kathleen Parker’s column in the post where she coined a lively new phrase for the branch of the Republican party that most troubles the rest of us: To be more specific, the … Continue reading

Oct
30
2008

Noodle Monster!?

That’s not Malted milk ball eyes atop a noodle monster! The Times is going downhill. Pretty soon they’ll be using captions like man with beard and sandals on a cross or boy with elephant head.

Sep
29
2008

Cancer – something to laugh at

PJ O’Rourke has cancer. And he laughs in its face. I looked death in the face. All right, I didn’t. I glimpsed him in a crowd. I’ve been diagnosed with cancer, of a very treatable kind. I’m told I have … Continue reading

Aug
30
2008

Mysterious God

In the newspaper that Americans like to call The Times of London, my favourite Rabbi writes a rather thoughtful article about how The Argument from Design was never a very good argument anyway. So, while Darwin’s marvellous idea may have … Continue reading

Jul
11
2008

Judas and Mary

When I was a lad, it was the law that every school had a religious assembly and, at my primary school especially, we used to sing 3 or 4 hymns every morning. In the assembly hall, we had two enormous … Continue reading

Jun
29
2008

Thor’s Apocalypse

Just over Grant’s Pass at 7:15pm and the sky turned black. Every mountain top was lit up with electricity and the rumbling of thunder was continuous. It’s not normal for it to be pitch dark so early. There are usually … Continue reading

Jun
20
2008

Well said, Mark

I have tried reading the bible about a dozen times but I always start with Matthew or Genesis but my eyes go all blurry at the all the begats in Matthew Ch1 and the bewildering number of people that appear … Continue reading