Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
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The Sense of an Ending

I wonder if that woman who stoned her boys to death because she thought God told her to do it -- see my previous entry -- had read the Left Behind series? I'd be willing to bet room-temperature cash that she did.

Michael Bérubé and I must be in the same chapter today, because he just posted a blasphemously beautiful complaint about our devious deity, including these throughts from a true X-Man:
"I really believe that there is a blessing on this series from the Lord," he said. "Just like with the 'Passion' movie, it is all part of the warning we get before Christ returns." He added, "Many people have asked me, Do you think they will finish the series before Christ comes?"
I'll let Michael serve up the punchlines. Suffice it to say that I have a Moby Dick of a graduate seminar in mind.

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