Category: Homosexuality

Jesus Christ Raising Lazarus

Calling Christ a drag queen pedophile shows what’s wrong with academia

An academic article calling Christ a queer, pedophile drag queen reveals that modern academics know nothing about anything — and then teach it to our kids. I finally got around to reading the article about Holy Cross College professor Tat-Siong Benny Liew, who has some interesting ideas about Jesus Christ (whose resurrection

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The Bookworm Beat 4/12/16 — “Idle thoughts of an idle mind” edition and open thread

If you haven’t read Jerome K. Jerome’s charming Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, first published in 1886, I recommend it. It is a pleasant antidote to today’s Sturm und Drang. But if you like to be mentally perturbed, you can’t do better than to read this post. All animals

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Was Mapplethorpe the moment we lost the battle for American culture?

I watched HBO’s documentary about Robert Mapplethorpe, and it brought back a long-forgotten memory.  In 1989, my then-boyfriend and I went to an art gallery affiliated with UC Berkeley to see the controversial Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition that had so aroused Jesse Helm’s wrath. My memory is that the gallery was

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The Bookworm Beat 8-26-15 — the “gruesome GoPro” edition and open thread

The revolution will be televised — thoughts on the shooting in Virginia Back in 1969 or 1970, during the height of the 1960s era upheavals, Gil Scott-Heron wrote a poem/song claiming “the revolution will not be televised.” The lyrics implied that the media would be so anodyne that, while revolution

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