Posts Tagged: Bible
Sometimes God needs to cut the crap and level with his devotees. As we enter the final week of regular posts at The Toast, Mallory Ortberg has given us an updated translation of such moments:
But you, son of man, can I just be honest with you for a minute?
Tara Isabella Burton revisits historical interpretations of the Bible’s Book of Genesis and the emergence of fundamentalist/literal readings of a text that, for centuries, had been interpreted as allegory....more
Many songs by Nick have a way of throwing you down for a good tickling and then, when everything is happy times, he’ll lyrically smack you upside the head. Pay attention, he’s going deeper than that.
He’ll sing you a lullaby before dropping you to the floor and sticking his boot on your throat....more
Ever thought, “I know Herman Melville was talking about a whale but how much, really, did he talk about a whale?”
This cool page will answer your question with its graphical representation of word distribution throughout Moby Dick. The creator Adam Pearce was inspired by an infographic of frequently used words on the show The Wire and styled his project after Stanford’s Bibly, which does the same and more for the King James Version of the Bible....more
More information on the South Carolina jail that refuses to allow its inmates any books or reading materials that are not the Bible, spurring last year’s ACLU lawsuit and a new motion to prevent the policy, which we mentioned last week....more
★★★★★ (1 out of 5)
Hello, and welcome to my week-by-week review of everything in the world. Today I am reviewing the Bible....more
We encounter images of the Virgin Mary constantly: in churches, tattoos, and local news stories reporting frequent visual manifestations of her iconic form....more