Tag Archives: Progressive Christianity

A Way Through the Briar Patch.

(CN: Rape threats and religious abuse.) Y’all probably know I’ve been friendly with the Christian who runs the website/blog “Quiet Christianity”, who I call “TQC.” With his permission I wanted to talk a little bit about that emerging friendship. I … Continue reading

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Birthing Pains.

I wanted to talk about something kinda metaphysical today. See, sometimes I get this overwhelming feeling like the human race is struggling toward a rebirth. We’ve had these Golden Ages before now–times when humanity struggled toward some new understanding and … Continue reading

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The Christian’s Guide to Ex-Christians: Stop Defending Slavery.

Seriously, folks, we’re going to have to be really careful about how we present atrocities to Christians. We thought bringing up slavery would get them to see that the Bible isn’t an eternally-valid prescription for human societies. We were wrong. Continue reading

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High and Low.

Just a quick little note about creationism again, because I saw a link you folks would probably dig. We’ve talked here before about “high and low” Christianity–this idea that there is a “high Christianity” full of high-end theology and education, … Continue reading

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The Christian’s Guide to Ex-Christians: The Atrocity Apologetics Act Needs To Stop. Now. (I’m Not Kidding.)

If you’ve ever had a friend who was dating an extraordinarily bad person, you know how your friend kept trying to show you how his or her mate was really very awesome and just totally misunderstood? How your friend kept … Continue reading

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Emergent Christianity: That Huge Threat to Republican Jesus.

Have you seen this in the news lately? A bunch of conservative Christians have decided that the three biggest threats to America are these: Communism, Islam, and emergent Christianity. If you just went “wait, what?” then you’re not toxic enough. … Continue reading

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