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On Chick Tracts

I still remember the first time I encountered a Chick tract, but I can’t remember if it was the 4th or the 5th grade. I think I might have been hanging around after school for some reason. 1,558 more words


Amanda Glaze

But, again, if you tell people their religious beliefs are obscured, you’re going to have a fight on your hands. What bothers me is the lack of understanding about what science actually does.

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The TL:DR Bible: 1 Samuel 10-12

Chapter 10:

Sam breaks out some oil and pours it over the head of Saul and kisses him and they live happily ever after.

No, no, no, okay, it was probably a kiss on the forehead or cheek as a blessing. 866 more words


Bleeding Ink: Chick Tracts and my Evangelical Childhood

It was the mid eighties. I lived in Flemingdon Park, a mostly immigrant-populated neighbourhood on the edge of Toronto. My family – and I mean my whole family, three generations of it – attended Flemingdon Park Pentecostal Church. 1,088 more words

Navel Gazing

"Lost in Translation".

Unfortunately, sometimes essential meaning is lost not only ‘in translation’ but also during ‘interpretation’.

While reading an excellent article about Zineb el Rhazoui, a Charlie Hebdo survivor, I encountered the notion that “ 951 more words