Actual conversation from last night:
[having spotted me reading a book titled Introduction to Biblical Interpretation]
Him: So, are you a religious nut?
Me: A nut?
Him: Yea, do you like really believe in God?
Me: (to myself: does mere belief in God make you a nut?)
Him: Do you believe in Jesus? The holy Mary…
Me: Well, I’m not a Catholic. I’m protestant, so I don’t go in for that Mary business…
Him: I used to be a Catholic.
Me: And now?
Him: I’m an agnostic.
Me: What happened?
Him: Like I said, I was raised Catholic.
Me: … continue reading...