Our happily remarried ex’s: Teo Bishop and Pagan spite

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If you’re like me, then there’s a part of you that sees your former religion (probably Christianity) kind of like an ex-spouse or ex-lover who you separated from acrimoniously. Seeing Teo Bishop go back to Christianity is like seeing an attractive, fun, and intelligent person marry your ex-spouse. Actually, watching Teo’s transition is more like losing a current lover and then watching your two ex-lovers hook up. Ouch! [Read more...]

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What a Pagan can tell you about whether Mormons are Christian

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The question of whether or not Mormons are Christians has less to do with Mormons than it has to do with the person asking the question. [Read more...]

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My Favorite Posts From July

There’s so much interesting blogging going on in our community. I want to highlight a few items from last month (in no particular order). [Read more...]

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A Christian Take on Contemporary Paganism

I was extremely gratified to read Paul Louis Metzger’s recent post about contemporary Paganism at Patheos, entitled “Idol Makers”. Metzger succinctly, but accurately (in my opinion), tackles such issues as the Pagan materiality (i.e., idolatry), the spectrum of beliefs about the ontological nature of divinity, and the gendering of divinity.  Addressing himself to fellow Christians, [Read More...]

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“Waiter! There’s some Christianity in my Pagan soup!”

The latest brouhaha in the Pagan blogosphere is Sam Webster’s post “Why You Can’t Worship Jesus Christ and Be Pagan”.  Jason Mankey has written a great response to Webster’s post and I highly recommend it.  I’m not going to repeat all the points that Jason makes, most of which I completely agree with.  Let me [Read More...]

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Myths about other people’s religions

Last week, at my Unitarian discussion group, I got a humility check. That’s a big part of the reason I attend the Unitarian church. The people I attend with often challenge my assumptions. I sometimes end up feeling like an ass, but better for it in the long run. On this particular occasion, I had [Read More...]

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