Tag Archives: Revelation

Harold Camping’s Apocalypse Fail Watch: To Be Rapture Ready, Adrienne Martinez Gave up on Medical School!

Concerning radio evangelist Harold Camping’s apocalypse prediction fiasco, the Christian Post this afternoon reports on a specimen of the human wreckage. Here’s what the past year has been like for the Martinez family (after Adrienne and Joel came under the spell of the May 21, 2011 rapture … Continue reading

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End Times Hysteria Watch: Lyn Benedetto Allegedly Tried to Kill Her Daughters to Save Them from The Tribulation

The Antelope Valley Press, a northern Los Angeles County newspaper, had the following disturbing headline on Sunday, March 20, 2011: Mom feared ‘The Tribulation,’ cops say: Cut daughters’ throats, then her own. And the opening paragraph to the story was … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Meets the Book of Revelation—and Denis Dutton

In the New York Times today, philosopher Denis Dutton meditates on our cultural fondness for the apocalyptic: We wallow in the idea that one day everything might change in, as St. Paul put it, the “twinkling of an eye” — … Continue reading

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This Man’s Near Death Experience Has a Moving Turn at the End

From my vantage, people who have had near death experiences have a certain “street cred” when they claim that death is nothing to be frightened of. We believe human testimony in many other matters, and unless we are philosophically committed … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: The Leopard in the Book of Daniel?

The person in the YouTube video below says that he finds Barack Obama in Bible prophecy. President Obama, apparently, is the leopard found in Daniel: __________ If anything that this prophet says makes sense to you, and you are taking medications, you … Continue reading

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Apocalypse NOT: Jim Jones-like Cult in Profile on ABC NEWS

Self-proclaimed prophet, Yisrayl Hawkins, predicted that a nuclear war would begin earlier this year. Of course, he was wrong. But his followers prepared for the event, and ABC News did an interesting profile on the cult. I couldn’t help but see striking similarities … Continue reading

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Bart Ehrman’s book, “God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Tell Us Why We Suffer”

I read Ehrman’s book recently and strongly recommend it. I liken Ehrman to an intelligent chess player who puts the squirming reader (who may not, at first, be inclined to agree with him) into methodical and logical checkmate. Ehrman shows why … Continue reading

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