Category: Religion

Final Exit

This post by a long-time friend of mine details her experience going to a fundamentalist Christian church for their “haunted house.” The local White Horse (heh) Christian Center makes very clear why liberal and progessive thinking makes the baby Jesus…

Hijab Chic

Major retailers and fashion designers are now marketing to Muslim and conservative women, offering fashionable scarves and modest clothing. I’m not sure what to make of this one. Thoughts?

Worshipping God, One Wife at a Time

Well, I guess fundies do get laid after all. I probably shouldn’t make a joke, since it’s a really sad article. Especially when it’s a joke that isn’t even really mine. Mr. Jeffs, age 45, has as many as 70…

What’s a Single Christian Girl to Do?

Make the rest of us want to vomit, apparently. Here’s the premise: Single Christian Girl goes to college, is wildly disillusioned because even at her good Christian school the kids are sleeping around and doing drugs. She comes home, regretting…

Happy Yom Kippur!

I actually have no idea what is the appropriate thing to say on Yom Kippur, but hopefully “happy” will be sufficient. To all those celebrating, I hope you’re having a good one, with sins fully atoned for — and I…

Blurring the Church-State Divide

A disturbing story from my hometown. Antioch Bible Church, the notoriously anti-gay institution on Seattle’s Eastside (famous for their Mayday for Marriage rally last year, and for lobbying Microsoft to not support an antidiscrimination bill), uses Lake Washington High School…