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The Bible – Furry Fandom

One of the main problems I have with the Bible is how much it jumps around.  Think of a decent book you have read – fiction or not – and unless the book is something experimental, it will have a beginning, middle and end.  Each will tie together and all the things the author wants [...]

The Bible – Men and Balls

Genesis 21 tells of the birth of Isaac and the bitchiness of Sarah.  While Sarah wasn’t bearing children (maybe as a result of being continually pimped out by Abraham?), she was happy for a servant called Hagar to bear the heir.  The second that Isaac is born, Sarah gets rid of Hagar and child.  Clearly [...]

The Bible – Sod ‘Em

Genesis 19 is a fun little tale, full of reversals and surprises.  It begins with two angels going to visit Lot in Sodom.  Lot welcomes them in and offers a good foot washing and feeding session.  As is polite and in custom with receiving visitors.  Especially angels.  Shortly after they arrive, the local men turn [...]

The Bible – Short Back and Sides

For the people who follow Judaism, Genesis 17 I would imagine is very important.  In this new chapter a lot happens.  God decides to rename a few people, probably to keep things consistent further on in the book.  Abram and Sarai get a great new makeover and emerge as Abraham and Sarah.  This happened while [...]