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Explaining Why Rob Bell No Longer Attends Church

In a 2014 interview with Religion Dispatches it was reported that the post-Evangelical author Rob Bell and his family are not part of a local church: 685 more words


Solutions, but not Good Ones.

For nearly half of my life, I have worked with kids that are locked up.  I noticed right away that they did lots of destructive things: Self-mutiliation, sexual acting out, physical assault, profound aggression.   932 more words

Peter Rollins Talks About Extremism Amongst Triple J Fans

Radical philosopher and duck enthusiast Peter Rollins has helped explain certain fanatic tendencies displayed by Triple J fans, by claiming that the government-funded radio station acts as a means to drown out feelings of anxiety, and prevents encounters with  503 more words


Peter Rollins

Beautiful reinvention and reinterpretation about the nihilistic heart of Christianity, and what comes after.

“In Christianity, the temple curtain is ripped, and we see that the sacred object we thought we needed doesn’t exist.”

Jesus is the Human One: Just Look Beneath the Surface of the Text: a sermon on John 6:1-21 for Pentecost 9B

I am indebted to the work of Origen of Alexandria, John Dominic Crossan and Peter Rollins for providing a deeper understanding of the stories of Jesus’ Feeding of the Multitude and Walking on the Water. 17 more words

Progressive Theology

On Depression.

I haven’t written in a while because I’m currently working through and sitting with depression. Writing it down feels uncomfortable—it’s not something I ever though I’d put to paper… 791 more words

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