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Why do we ever take anyone's word for it?

My parents attended Southwest Bible Church from the time I was born until I was about nine. Then we attended First Baptist Church in Mission until I was about fourteen (Joanna could help me figure out these dates for sure), then back to Southwest Bible Church. 2,057 more words

Fundamentalism

Guest Blogger: Judy Stanton's Dvar Torah for Sisterhood Shabbat 5775, Parshat Bo

Note: It is my pleasure and honor to share with you a Dvar Torah written by a member of Congregation Beth Sholom-Chevra Shas, Judy Stanton. 2,334 more words

Weekly Torah Portion

Christian Radio and Shared Decency

So I just happened to be listening to Christian radio as I was adjusting the channels.

And as they came on, they said something to this effect: 82 more words

Activism

InSecurityWatch: Terror terror, bigots, war, riots

We begin with a case of serious security failure in Old Blighty via the Independent:

Hoax call put through to David Cameron from person claiming to be head of GCHQ…

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Politics

BOBBY JINDAL AND TED CRUZ WANT TO ENSHRINE ANTI-GAY DISCRIMINATION IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION AND BEN CARSON WOULD RATHER POISON WEDDING CAKES FOR SAME SEX COUPLES

By Junior Mayema,

Cultural war and violence against LGBT people are intensifying in the USA being led by the GOP party and its religious extremists, in the coming months, we will witness a lot of antigay people that were hidden in the closets coming out and publicly inciting the violence and discrimination with religious freedom to discriminate bills and laws against LGBT people but as soon the Highest court of the land struck down discrimination time will confirm that opponents of marriage equality were simply on the wrong side of history and that nobody is above the law ; one of them already said that if asked or forced to make a same sex wedding cake , he would instead poison it : 608 more words

...and if the last blog post offended you...

…then you probably won’t enjoy the book. I was exposed to the fundamentalist variety of Christianity as a child via various relatives, most notably my grandfather. 52 more words