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Personalities of A New Movement.

In my last post I said I’d link you guys to some awesome sources for spiritual guidance both on the web and in literature. Here’s the thing, a lot of people will say that all you need is the Bible. 1,106 more words

Fellow Tricksters - Belfast 2015

A month ago, I journeyed back to the city where I lived when I was but a child to attend Peter Rollins’ Tricks of the Light Festival. 296 more words

Progressive Theology

Post-Sabbatical Reading Reflection: The Divine Magician by Peter Rollins & What Does the Church Do with His Message?

I desperately wanted to “love” this book or even like it a whole lot. The concept grabbed me right away when I read it on Amazon.com a few months ago: 1,426 more words

Life

Confronting Lilith: An Angel or Demon?

She is described as too feral and independent a woman to be named and tamed by human discourse or dominated and domesticated through the domain of human reason, and so she dwells in the margins of our understanding, arising only as a sinister fairy tale, told in the dead of night, by Jewish parents who wish to frighten their wayward children.

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Social Theory

Leap of Doubt - How Do We Believe Resurrection? - an interactive sermon (Easter 2)

This sermon is an interactive exploration which was recorded last year. It provides a timely reminder of the journey we have been on in our progressive Christian community. 1,110 more words

Progressive Theology

I Don't Know: Practicing Sabbath as Meaninglessness

In his newest book The Divine Magician (I review it here), Peter Rollins makes the case for the Crucifixion being the archetypal moment of meaninglessness in the world. 706 more words

Theology

The British God

The British Empire was the most extensive empire the world has ever seen, but by 1952 when Bertrand Russell wrote the famous essay which introduced the Celestial  Teapot to the world, it was on its last legs. 3,403 more words

Natural Selection