Two Poems by Joe Gross
Cowboy for Christ
Gender-bending love at Bible camp. From Believer, Beware, now available as an e-book!
Yemen, Starting Over
Shem begins working again, laying the foundations for the city that today we call Sana’a.
Beware of Christmas Stories
Alternet has a sobering followup to the heartwarming story about the NY City policeman who gave the homeless man a pair of boots. As reported in the New York Times,…
The Year of the Bi-i-ble
Good News! The Pennsylvania Legislature just declared 2012 the Year of the Bible. Since they didn’t specify exactly which Bible, as in the “King James Bible Heritage Month” resolution from…
An American Eden, Dead on the Fourth of July
Greetings, fellow Americans. I’d like to pay tribute to a little-known patriot who died on the fourth of July, 30 years ago. Although it’s not as exciting as being Born…
Ban This, Bible!
Buddha killer Becky Garrison is one of the dozen contributors to Banned Questions about the Bible, a book that discusses 50 questions your Sunday school teachers were afraid to answer.…
Richard Dawkins Loves the Bible
Richard Dawkins, the supposedly angry New Atheist constantly accused of knowing nothing about the religion he rails against, couldn’t even wait until January 1st to celebrate the 400th anniversary of…