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So What ABout Isaiah 53?

Last week I outlined some of the key reasons why I cannot accept a penal substitution understanding of the cross. In other words, I do not believe that what happened at the cross was God punishing Jesus in our place. 2,752 more words

Christian

Heretic! - Matthew Distefano - Saved from What? - Saved for?

Introduction

Since Donald Trump was elected President which 81% of white Evangelicals voted for, it has showed where the values and norms of most evangelicals lie.  1,478 more words

Theology

The Man Who’d Physically Assaulted Women at Random with a Huge Lock Was Caught

Getting caught! From the Front Page Sections, translated…

A man, Lee was suspected of using a large motorcycle lock to physically assault single female pedestrians in Hsinchu and Taoyuan, causing at least FOUR victims, and one of the woman whom he’d attacked had eight stitches on her face, the Hsinchu Police arrested Lee in Taoyuan yesterday, and from the preliminary investigations, they’d found that as he was serving time in prison for a crime his wife took up with another man, that was why he’d started, hating women, after the interrogations, the police charged him with attempted murder, and they’re looking to see if there were, more women who were, victimized by him. 530 more words

The Consequences Of Life

"Mistaken for a Migrant"

Barbi liked her new hair cut. Unfortunately for her, it was raining outside so she covered her new hair on the way home from the hairdresser. 707 more words

Propaganda

Gaslighting & its effects on the moral community

Introduction

This post is about gaslighting as a distinctively morally ‘dark’ type of epistemic injustice, which impairs our moral relationships. In section 1, I describe gaslighting as a type of… 6,172 more words

How "us" and "them" leads to genocide

Interview with biologist Robert Sapolsky,  (link below), to point out at how the “us” and “them” attitude can lead to problems. IMHO, his book Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst… 37 more words

Behaviour

Why did you let me? (Love vs Sex 252)

‘Yes, you call it love but I call it torture,’ I said. ‘Why did you let me go into society if you thought it so evil that you ceased to love me because of it?’ 725 more words