I participated in a comment thread on Facebook, where a friend of mine was telling of a panel discussion held at the University of West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, between a certain priest and Donnya D. 809 more words
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(The following is a presentation version presented on the Oral and Traditional Arts panel at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference in Boise, Idaho.) 3,773 more words
I think Aslan makes some fair points.
It’s ironic, how Dawkins et al. reveal what is the confessional character of their own outlook, in saying things like religion is “one of the world’s great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus.” This story, about religion as evil, shapes their outlook, trumping other takes on things. 321 more words
I’ll just say this:
Feminism isn’t a credential. As if wearing a t-shirt makes you any less a participant in a system of oppression. As Jesus said, you know a tree by it’s fruits. 121 more words
What Jesus brought was a message of rupture, of dying to the ways of the world (ways that often seem so natural to us). The message of the kingdom is the message of a community set apart from the world, of an egalitarian collective, doing things differently. 445 more words