On Rachel Held Evans and Why “Vagina-gate” Matters

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Some may be aware of the dust kicked up around Rachel Held Evans‘ new book, “A Year of Biblical Womanhood,” but in case you’re unfamiliar with the “vagina-gate” phenomenon, let me catch you up. For starters, I think the whole name for the phenomenon is a little bit unfortunate. Yes, I know that every time [Read More...]

Are the Culture Wars Real? A Case for Heresy

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Growing up, I heard things at camp and in youth group about how “the world” thought and acted one way, and how “we” were not like that. In fact the world, it seemed, was intent on unraveling everything I valued as good and true, leaving me with a smoldering pile of ideals and beliefs, all [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins: The Atheist Martin Luther

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As further evidence that atheists are as diverse as their faithful counterpart, Alain De Botton has penned a controversial new book called Religion for Atheists. And not surprising, he’s gotten no small amount of push- back from the atheist community for his work. He’s hardly the first to write a book examining the value of [Read More...]