Bloggerhood Etc. 9/22/2014

Final Score: 34-37

Image: Washington Redskins

Inspired by the Redskins ugly and infuriating loss to the Eagles and a weird tweet predicting that loss, I’m taking a slightly different approach to my usual blogosphere roundup. Here’s the worst of the week beginning with that tweet. Enjoy!

Worst tweet.

O … kay. And what did I ever do to him. Besides linking him here numerous times. Such a talented writer. I’m heartbroken …

Worst Tenure Review.Back From Yet Another Globe Trotting Adventure, Indiana Jones Checks His Mail and Discovers That His Bid for Tenure Has Been Denied” by Andy Bryan at McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.

Don’t you know the old saying, Indy? Grab the idol and run, don’t get squished by giant bolder, find the Ark of the Covenant, close your eyes while the Nazis get their faces blown off, AND PUBLISH … or perish.

Worst Example of an Ignorant Evangelical.A Southern Baptist Who Accepts Evolution” shared by Tyler Francke on God and Evolution.

Don’t you mean “God OR Evolution,” Tyler?

Worst Sign (from the same article).

You are not the ancestor off a baboon.

Dr. Zaius would be crushed!

Worst Bubble Burst.Justified Reason: The collaboration of knowledge, belief and faith” by Adam D. Hincks at America.

Again, I think we’re missing an “or” somewhere.

Worst List for Christian Misogynists. 50 Women Every Christian Should Know by Michelle DeRusha, reviewed by Lisa-Jo Baker.

50 Women Every Christian Should Know

One male head is guaranteed to explode for each woman in the book, among them this guy …

Worst Disciplinarian. Jesus, and “Why (He) Wants You to Stop Spanking Your Kids” by Benjamin L. Corey at Formerly Fundie.

But Jesus, what about “Spare the rod, spoil the child?” YOU WROTE THAT! Or at least you moved the hand of the guy who wrote it.

Worst Influence. This Guy!

Bad Theology Beaver

“For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.” —John 3:17.

Worst So-Called Pro-Lifer. John Piper, who wrote that “Lust (is) More Dangerous Than Nuclear Holocaust.”  Alise Chaffins shared three reasons why he’s wrong at Knitting Soul.


Worst Question.Do You Have Any of Your Own Kids?” a guest post by Christine Rhyner on Ellen Stumbo’s blog.

How Much Did You Pay For Her?

Christine is the author of the book How Much Did You Pay For Her? Forgiving the Words That Hurt Adoptive Families. 

Worst Headache.  Mine, after trying to wrap my mind around this amazing video

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