Tag Archives: equal marriage

The Cult of Before Stories: Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth.

If she must teem, Create her child of spleen, that it may live And be a thwart disnatur’d torment to her! Let it stamp wrinkles in her brow of youth, With cadent tears fret channels in her cheeks, Turn all … Continue reading

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Science Denial Has Become Christianity’s Cheap Marker Belief.

Science denial is a cheap belief to hold for Christians, which is why it’s a belief they cling to so hard–though it’s slowly becoming more expensive–just as their other culture-wars are starting to become. Continue reading

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Scott Lively and the Bonus Plan.

Sounds like a children’s serial novel, doesn’t it? Scott Lively and the Bonus Plan. Scott Lively and the Search for Relevance. Scott Lively and the Hunt for Gullible Rubes. Scott Lively and His Sudden Boost in Status. Scott Lively and … Continue reading

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The Handbook: Building a Worldview Around Consent.

Today I want to talk about one of the biggest shifts I had to process in my thinking after my deconversion. Not to make it sound all dramatic or anything, but it was about the biggest 180 I could possibly have made, and chances are some of y’all are facing that same challenge now. Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: The One Pillar.

Welcome back, R2Ders! We’re heading into the Unequally Yoked Club today. One thing I was taught from my earliest years as a Christian–and see stressed even more nowadays–is this idea that Christian couples should base their relationship with each other … Continue reading

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Breaking: Tonight we feast on the tears of bigots.

Sorry to bug you on our off day, but I couldn’t wait. I’m just so thrilled about this news! There is good news–no, spectacular news!–on the marriage equality front! Seems like SCOTUS (the Supreme Court of the United States) had … Continue reading

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Persecution Complexity.

Hi! I hope your weekend’s going well so far. Today I want to talk about the Christian persecution complex. Over a year ago, we talked here about the demonstrably false idea that a lot of American Christians have that they … Continue reading

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Their Way or the Highway.

My friend Neil’s been talking lately over at Godless in Dixie about some brouhaha going on in the Southern Baptist Convention that’s been percolating in the religious-world news, and I wanted to talk about it a bit today. (But first: … Continue reading

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It’s the Thought That Counts, Apparently.

Woohoo! New hard drive and my Mac is back in black. And guess what? Our friend Neil is heading over to Patheos with his Godless in Dixie blog! He’s hit the big time. Feel free to congratulate him! I’m happy … Continue reading

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Pride.

We’re going to talk tomorrow some about this SCOTUS decision, because I do have something I’d like to say that I don’t think has been said much yet, but I just wanted to mention this here before I forget. I’ve … Continue reading

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