Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Bible Bending YouTube video: commercial that aired in Wisconsin to encourage voters to vote for a resolution that would ban gay marriage. Features confused cute kids.

Miami Herald (FL): An article about a teen shot in Miami opened with this lede:
"This time, God did not save Meshach.
In the Bible, an angel rescues a true-believing youth named Meshach after he is hurled into a furnace.
In Liberty City last weekend, another Meshach -- Meshach Boges, 15 -- met his fate outside a yellow-orange market.
Somebody shot him dead."

: The Supreme Court refused hear an appeal from a New York pastor who was ordered to remove billboards that quoted Leviticus: "Thou shalt not lie with mankind as with womankind. Its an abomination.

OpEdNews (PA): "The deity of the of the Bible is just, merciful, loving, truthful- everything that Bush and Cheney are not. The Bible backs up We the People, if we use it properly."

Enterprise-Record (CA): Paradise School District rejected proposed course on the Bible for the third time.

Esquire: "Dear Bible-Thumping, Fundamentalist Hypocrite: The Religious Right is ruining Jesus."

San Francisco Chronicle
(CA): The actors, directors, and producers struggle to pronounce "Babel" is part of the biblical satire.

Press-Enterprise (CA): The Hall of Origins exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, will feature Darwin's theory of evolution to contend with the opening of the Creation Museum near Cincinnati this spring.

Spong (UK): Profits low for Left Behind: Eternal Forces computer game., On Faith (DC): The critics of Israel should take cue from the biblical prophets who criticized Israel with love.

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