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My Head, Spun

I hadn’t quite meant to say—in a general sense—that a moral objection to X (in this case, homosexuality) comes first, as almost visceral opinion, and only then comes the justification (i.e., reasons, argumentation, intellectualization). 507 more words

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How It Works (Part 2)

I tried in my previous “Primer” to describe contemporary Christian sensibilities on the question of homosexuality (with sex-same marriage as the hot-button issue). I wasn’t quite putting myself in the shoes of, say, conservative Christians; but I was trying to avoid the easy, polemical attributions of outsiders. 1,717 more words

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Christianity, Homosexuality, and Complementarianism: A Primer

I think it’s best before I get to the second part of “How It Works” to deal with a few basics about the issue at hand. 1,418 more words

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Book Blitz: Small Talk by Robert T. Germaux

About the Book:

A serial killer has the people of Pittsburgh on edge, and Detective Daniel Hayes and his hand-picked Special Assignment Squad are working feverishly to solve the case before more innocent lives are lost. 146 more words

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How It Works (Part 1)

Does God exist?

This question doesn’t really interest Charles Taylor. Here’s a question that does interest him: How did it come to be that belief in God, which a few centuries ago seemed axiomatic, now seems almost the opposite? 1,085 more words

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Making Headway

I wrote before of a few things I liked about Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age—or at least how it had me thinking in new ways. 1,605 more words

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Historical Peculiarities

I am almost finished in reading Charles Taylor’s huge A Secular Age. I’ve also been reading some essays about Taylor’s book, and so far I’ve been selfishly disappointed. 1,076 more words

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