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The Simple "Complexity" of Spirit

I have deep conviction that life is essentially a spiritual enterprise; or, as someone has said, “We are spiritual beings having an human moment.”   But to be honest, I’m hesitant to even use words like “spiritual” for in my culture they too often refer to jargon and rhetoric which I now see as ideological bondage described by the Apostle Paul as, the “letter of the law” which he described as spiritually lethal. 550 more words

Poetry And Prose

How Human Evolution was Blocked

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“Earth is about 6,000 years old”

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GOP Self-destruction and Its War on Truth

Several times during the Obama administration I listened to Republicans passionately declare, “President Obama is out to destroy the Republican Party.”  It was apparent that their collective unconscious was speaking as the seeds of self-destruction were obviously ravaging their party.  623 more words

Conservatism

Book Review: Strong Religion, Zealous Media

Strong Religion, Zealous Media: Christian Fundamentalism and Communication in India
By Pradip Ninan Thomas (SAGE Publications: Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, 2008, pp. xvii+207) 1,312 more words

Theology

Trump and the 'Thing-ification' of Faith

The evangelical support for Donald Trump reflects how greatly imperiled the Christian tradition is in.  True, evangelicals are only a portion of Christianity but most of the Christian tradition is based on rationality to the exclusion of experience which makes it more amenable to being a cultural artifact. 751 more words

Conservatism

Trust No One

In my very early years I was taught, much like every other child at the time, to trust authority.  Parents, teachers, coaches, police officers, firemen, immediate neighbors, all had the right to tell me what I could and couldn’t do.  710 more words

A Believing Cynic Looks at Faith

CONFESSIONS OF A BELIEVING CYNIC

The election last month, and the conservative support of Donald Trump, really rattled my cage spiritually and helped me to understand more fully the origins of my faith.  647 more words

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