Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Derrida, Foucalt, Baudrillard, and Lyotard hunched over a game of Stratego

2nd year MDiv: “Isn’t that like the post-modern wet dream?”

Tuesday, October 19, 2010


1: "What if it stays in imbagaguity land?"
2: "We'll cross that bridge when it comes to that."
1: "What?"
2: "Don't cross your name off the score card before the pins are even set down."

Never forget yonic, son.

MDiv: "One time I forgot yonic, and it made me crazy."

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Preach it!

STM: "It kind of bums me out that my menstrual cycle doesn't have more gravitas unto itself."

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

If only meat were BS...

Student: "You can't keep up with that kind of meat output."

Overheard: OT Section

Or the Showcase Showdown!

MAR: "The price was right." [pause] "I'm going to hell."

Overheard: Greek New Testament reading group, speaking about the thirty pieces of silver Judas received to betray Jesus

Water from a stone, friends. Water from a stone.

MDiv: "Is Easter strong enough to resurrect fun at U of C?"

Monday, October 4, 2010

Perfect summation of ivy league academia? You decide.

MDiv: "So, which way to the 'Build your own ark' lecture?"
MAR: "We need one.  Or one on 'How to Walk on Water.'"
MDiv:  "I don't know about that one.  I don't think I'm divine.  That's a problem."
MAR: "I do.  That's also a problem."

Sunday, October 3, 2010

No transubstantiation necessary

MDiv 1: "He kinda looks like a butcher."
MDiv 2: "Of Jesus."

(said at the ordination service of an alumnus, as he was putting on his new alb, right before Communion)

Friday, October 1, 2010

Is he wearing a cardigan and argyle?

MDiv, looking for images of Jesus online: "Hey, here's a nice Jesus. He's kind of got that Jesus-next-door look."