Posts tagged "rapture"

Bark at the Rapture

Everybody knows dogs don't have souls. Nor do atheists. Now that the Rapture is back on for October 21, what could be more humane than having an earthbound atheist adopt your pet after Jesus has ushered you into heaven? (h/t Adam H. Becker)

Rapture Anticlimax

Just as Ari Stillman predicted here on Sunday, Harold Camping found the error in his prediction and has determined that the proper date for Judgement Day is October 21, 2011.  The AP reports one of Camping's studio technicians has said, "I thought he would show some more human decency in admitting he made a...

Raptureless: What’s a Pastor to do
When Christ Fails to Come?

by Ari Stillman Christianity has mastered the art of being wrong. After all, it began as a reaction to the unfulfilled Jewish prophecy of the coming of the messiah. Its various traditions and uproots are rife with prophecies that have failed to come true. Given this 2000-year history of failed predictions, Christian leaders and theologians...

Scared Saved

Howard M. Friedman at Religion Clause notes that Americans United for the Separation of Church and State has announced a letter they presented to the Nebraska-based Todd Becker Foundation, an organization that offers presentations to high schools on the horrors of drunken driving. What's so bad about telling...