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Jesus & The 5 Thousand: A first-world translation

Jesus withdrew privately, by boat, to a solitary place but the crowds continued to follow him. Evening was now approaching and the people, many of whom had travelled a great distance, were growing hungry. 410 more words

Discipleship

Excerpt: The Orthodox Heretic & Other Impossible Tales by Peter Rollins

Jesus and the five thousand (a first world translation)

Jesus withdrew privately, by boat, to a solitary place but the crowds continued to follow him. Evening was now approaching and the people, many of whom had travelled a great distance, were growing hungry. 399 more words

Discovery, 6: Homelife (melancholia)

The shaggy-haired Belfast man pointed his marker at the camera: “You’re not just what you have, you’re also what you’d like to have.”1

In his Northern Irish lilt, philosopher Peter Rollins continued his online lecture discussing the absurdity of the Cross and its acknowledgment of the fundamental “lack” haunting the depths of each human soul. 870 more words

My Story

“The evidence of “forgiveness of sin” is not found in a profession of belief, but in a life freed from self-destructive pursuits, scapegoating, and violence.”

Peter Rollins, The Divine Magician 

Peter Rollins

Holding on and Letting Go

The Revelation

It was probably 7 or 8 years ago when I started to realize something that caught me by surprise. It seemed that a growing number of my friends and acquaintances no longer attended church. 1,092 more words

Community

People: Sarah O

Hi, I’m Sarah. :-) I’ve been in the Way Station since the beginning, and I’m one of its founder members. We’re all planning to write something about our individual stories here, so here goes… 1,126 more words

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Atheism for Lent

You’ve heard the story
You know how it goes
Once upon a garden
We were lovers with no clothes

Fresh from the soil
We were beautiful and true… 696 more words

Christianity