Doh! Fixing now, Fnarf... thank God typos don't anger God so much. The Stranger's office would be a smoldering ruin.
I'm convinced all nuns are into scat.
That reminds me of one of my favorite stories about the University of Notre Dame. I visited the campus in the spring of my junior or senior year of high school. There was a horrible ice storm the night I was there... in the morning, the enormous statue of Jesus next to the Basilica & Golden Dome had been knocked off its pedastel by the storm. It had taken a nose dive and literally had its head buried in the dirt. I'm not one to believe in "signs", but damn, that was funny...
But it would be so easy to transmute this into a religious parable! "Just like Jesus died for all our sins, He took the blow from the lightning bolt so that it would not cause grevious harm to any living person. Praise Jesus and Jesus's sacrifice, Amen."
Man, I'm ashamed of those nuns.
Also, the thing about graven images depends on which version of the ten commandments you're using. Roman Catholics, Orthodox Catholics, Protestants, and Jews all have slightly different versions of the ten commandments. They're different because it's possible to translate and to parse the original Hebrew in slightly different ways. Also, at least one of the commandments shows up in different versions in different parts of the bible. Anyway, Jews have "No idols" as part of the second commandment, Prostestants have it as the whole second commandment, and Catholics have it as part of the first commandment.
Yeah, religion's confusing.
If, in addition to being an outspoken proponent of homosexual rights, you also happened to be thirty feet tall and made out of metal, you'd certainly be a lot more likely to experience that particular version of God's wrath.
Those graven idols are such lightning rods for controversy!
Nice Shoutout on the Jesus Blog today!
Just to let you know, it was struck on Saturday not on Sunday.
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