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Dilbert, Jesus & Censorship At The Lord’s University

Posted by Shawn L on March 25, 2008

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As a Christian, does this comic offend you?  Does it cross the oh-so-fine line between humor and sacrilege?  For the staff at BYU’s Daily Universe, the answer to both questions was a very definite “yes.” 

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Follow the Prophet… or He’ll Build Your School Elsewhere

Posted by Jon on January 14, 2008

Well, I know many of you come to this site looking for good stories that will build up or even challenge your faith. However, today I came across a post on a friends blog that I felt was too good not to reproduce on this blog.

In his post he tells the story about how Brigham Young University (BYU) came to be located in Provo, or said another way, how it didn’t end up in Draper, Utah. It is a (somewhat humorous) lesson in following the prophet, and the consequences that follow if we don’t. Here is a link to the story as abridged by Russ on his blog: BYU: The “almost” college of Draper, Utah.

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