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A/theism

Church has taken my blood
to grease its inhuman machines;
sacrifice has robbed me blind
and left me without a Samaritan;
following has gotten me lost… 76 more words

Spirituality

The Void not suicide

I’ve been enjoying a Facebook conversation of Paul Hessert’s wonderful book Christ and the End of Meaning. I’ve quoted from Hessert’s book here before. It’s not an easy book to digest, but with the help of others each chapter’s review reveals bit more. 1,403 more words

Psychology Of Transformation

The Nashville Statement and an Islamic Tale Walked into A Bar...

I once heard that tortured Irish metaphysicist Peter Rollins tell this little Islamic tale:

A dervish was sitting alone one day, and a stranger came up behind him and slapped the back of his head. 594 more words

Current Events

Punk Jesus: Hesert's Christ and the End of Meaning

[H]appy is the man who does not lose faith in me.”  -Matthew 11.6

The shock of death lies in that life ends before meaning is fulfilled. 982 more words

Scripture

God's conversation with the Steward

Up in heaven, God watched as a huge fundamentalist conference was put on in His name. Hundreds of people were working round the clock to ensure that everything would run smoothly.

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Atheism, at its best, is always provisional

Atheism, at its best, is always provisional

© Peter Rollins

COMMENTARY

[ bold and italics are mine]

The word theism refers to belief in God, while atheism refers to the rejection of this belief. 698 more words

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Identity, Community and Church

There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3, 28… 667 more words

Theology