Christianity was once a big part of my life. Going to church, breaking bread, studying the bible…I did all of that. Hell, I spent three years at a theological seminary trying to figure out how to articulate my faith. 628 more words
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While we, the 21st century Europeans, tend to be skeptical about the prospect of finding “love” in our private lives, “love talk” is endemic in our public debates. 144 more words
(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