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Sam Harris Interviews Megan Phelps roper: Leaving The Church

This audio is superbly audible. it is easy to listen to. It is a very educated and sincere, but non-academic discussion and narrative of a woman who grew up in the community of the Westboro Baptist church, which built a name for itself in picketing funerals of soldiers, saying they were punished by god–not for their war service–but for their personal lives, which the church investigated. 130 more words

General

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Apostasy is a capital crime. It bodes ill for a religion when you have to kill people to keep them paying tithes the religion. What you do see is a proliferation of mandates concerning daily behavior. 29 more words

History

Shadows of Messiah

“These were more noble(the Bereans) than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the Scriptures daily, whether those things were so.” Acts 17:11… 301 more words

Apologies for the gap in posting. I’ve started so many drafts the last couple of weeks, and then a project or an emergency comes along, or I simply don’t have the energy to write, or I start something and then lose the train of thought. 995 more words

Essays

Haiku Of The Day Challenge #4


Welcome to the roundup for this week’s Haiku of the Day Challenge. PJ (Priceless Joy) joined the challenge once again, selecting Monday’s word as her prompt. 286 more words

Challenges And Writing Prompts

Third Sunday in Lent C - Br. Andrew

The Blue Mountains Franciscan Church, in the care of the Ecumenical Franciscans

Sermon preached by Br Andrew Efo at Springwood on Sunday 28th February 2016… 962 more words

Gospel