The Bible and Culture
May 2009 Archives

1) No anonymous posts please. If you don’t have the courage of your own convictions, then don’t post. By this I mean that I don’t mind what your screen name is, but if when I click on that name it […]

Dear All: After blogging away for many years, I have now joined the legion of the Enlightened at the Beliefnet Blogosphere.  All 800 plus posts from my Blogspot blog are now available here through the archives of this blog, so […]

At this point it is hard to believe all the ruckus that was caused by Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code, which, when people calmed down, they realized it was closer to hysterical than historical fiction. The novel was a […]

Dear Friends: This blog is moving to a new location at the end of this month on the Beliefnet website. Here is the proper address to save under favorites and connect you to this blog—// The archives of this blog […]

There were many wonderful lesser known folk rock groups in the 70s, some of them Christian, some of them not. I can especially commend to you Batdorf and Rodney, Lazarus, Arrogance, and Aztec Two Step. What we have here in […]

Just this week my little book of sacred and mundane poems came out, thanks to the hard work of Leah Maines, and I have a deal for you long devoted readers! I will send you free a copy of this […]

Without question, one of my favorite bands of the 70s was Steely Dan, particularly with Michael McDonald. They have of course recently rebooted themselves. Here you will find one selection from the NY Rock and Soul Review Shows in the […]

I was talking to my friend Gordon who was cracking a joke he heard at the Rotary club, where all manner of humor is possible. He said that one of the fellow Rotarians had lost a bet over this last […]

Perhaps most bloggers are far too young to remember the dawn of a TV series created by Gene Roddenberry in 1966. Happily, I am not too young. Although there were other heady dramas that had a good run in that […]

Back by popular demand and in more trouble than you can shake a stick at is Art West, intrepid explorer and Christian archaeologist. In this the second of his adventures Art explores things apocalyptic including Mr. 666 in Egypt Israel, […]