EACH ENTRY HAS NOW BEEN MADE INTO A LINK – JUST CLICK ON IT TO ACCESS THE ARTICLE/POST NB no links provided for some later Posts which are numbered. Instead use index to get Post number of desired topic (e.g. Exxon is no.635) and scroll to find it.     A Aarti Abortion -Papal […]

“You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its ZING, how will it be made salty? It then has no further use than to be thrown out and stomped on.” Matthew 5:13 (Scholars’ Version) Thinking aloud about religion: a personal polemic by Peter Turner We believe Jesus was a real flesh and […]

The Yemen is being destroyed by British weapons. Admittedly they are being wielded by the Saudi military but that doesn’t absolve us Brits of responsibility. Every Yemeni child killed by a British bullet or bomb is OUR responsibility. Arms sales to the Saudis should cease forthwith, and workers at our many weapons factories should be […]

“Zingcreed (motto: “Just Jesus, no God!”) is written by a self ¬†declared “Christian atheist”, so do I believe in heaven and hell or not? Well, this is an academic polemic, so what I believe is no one else’s business. Each item is examined as if it were a cultural artefact, an alien belief system that […]

Anglo-Catholics are those high-church Anglican priests who want the C. of E. to rejoin the Roman Catholic church from which it broke away in the 16th century. For the great majority of church goers the question of church unity is just not very interesting. After decades of intriguing they at last managed to get the […]

When Christian missionaries took Christianity to China, they discovered to their surprise that there was no word in Chinese equivalent to ‘God’. They had to invent one. What they actually did was to choose what they thought was the most suitable Chinese word and attempt to give it a new meaning. Unfortunately Catholics chose one […]

Every time I check Zingcreed’s stats page, a map of the world comes up with all the countries where readers live highlighted. Underneath is a list of these same countries with a flag and the number of viewers in that land on that day. That’s how I know that many of Zingcreed’s visitors are not […]

Today I discovered a rich motherlode of Catholic nonsense to mine. It’s called “Sacramentals” and I hope to expose the more entertaining examples in Zingcreed’s Laugh Out Loud series 0ver the next few months. Sacramentals are objects like statues, medals or crosses which are deemed to be holy (whatever that means.) It’s all in Ann […]

“A warm welcome to Zingcreed, the blog which tries to understand religious activities and sometimes fails. Fasting is a case in point. I’ve never fasted and don’t intend to do so any time soon – I like my food too much! I’ve been reading about Lent, Ramadan and Hindu fasting as well. I’m not going […]