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Is the Bible trustworthy?

Nowadays, very few people would bring up this topic at a dinner party or social gathering.  Believing in the Bible has become something of a taboo, in non-religious environments.  2,016 more words

Year of the Dog exposes growth of Islamic conservatism in Malaysia - CNN

More on Malaysia and Islamic fundamentalism and the impact on the Chinese minority:

With the Lunar New Year round the corner, Chinese around the world are preparing to welcome the Year of the Dog.

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The Need for Rural Revolutionaries

“”We raise our most capable rural children from the beginning to expect that as soon as possible they will leave and that if they are successful they will never return. 242 more words

For My Inerrantist Friends: Why Appeals to Inerrancy are Totally Ineffective in Discussion

Frequently, I receive comments from those who disagree with me—and this is as it should be! I enjoy dialog with those who disagree with me because I never learn anything if I only talk with people who already agree! 978 more words


...but what do you mean by fundamentalism? Part Two

In …but what do you mean by fundamentalism? Part One, I argued that the dictionary gives fundamentalist thought too much credit by describing it as strict adherence to the fundamentals. 733 more words


Good Christian Girls Follow The Rules...

Rebecca Lemke was a Good Christian Girl who wanted a Good Christian Husband and a Quiverfull of kids. The sort of blessed, picturesque life promised to people who followed The Rules. 320 more words

Purity Culture

Civil Religion is the enemy of Biblical Christianity

This morning, I was reading through 2 Chronicles and came across the very familiar verse below:

“If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” – 2 Chronicles 7:14… 397 more words