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What About That Resurrection Thing?

As Easter Sunday approaches, my mind keeps ruminating on statements that philosopher and theologian Peter Rollins willingly shares about his thoughts on the resurrection of Jesus. 616 more words

3 Peter Rollins Books that You Must Read


1. The Divine Magician: The Disappearance of Religion and the Discovery of Faith

Dogma, doctrine and tradition are questioned as Peter Rollins uses the metaphor of the magic trick to expose the illusion of what he calls the sacred-object.  602 more words

Book List With Quotes

Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously

Colorless green ideas sleep furiously,” was composed in the 1950s by Noam Chomsky, as an example of a sentence which was grammatically correct, and yet unlikely ever to have been spoken. 2,238 more words

Innate Deceiver

Food for Thought-Over My Lacanian Sink

While washing dishes,
Over my Lacanian sink,
I heard
The Big Other calling,
From across the big nothing,
Asking if I’d like to replace,
One other with Another, 13 more words

Food For Thought

Fact, Fiction, or Neither: exploring ancient and modern parables with youth

A few months ago I asked our teenagers what things they wanted to explore at youth group. One of those topics was parables. I had never really used parables before in teaching. 860 more words

Virgin Birth

Don’t let anyone tell you that modern science proves that virgin birth is impossible.  It proves the very opposite. We now know that with the right technological intervention it is possible for a woman who has never had sex to give birth. 887 more words

Bertrand Russell

Of course I'm happy - I've got hundreds of pictures to prove it

I have admired Peter Rollin’s work for some time having come across it during my time in Cairo. His critique of what passes for ‘Christianity’ and ‘Religion’ is both challenging and engaging. 70 more words

The Desired Life